Ossessione Reviews

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion
April 7, 2014
The hardboiled appetites of The Postman Always Rings Twice brushing against European anguish
Matthew Sorrento
PopMatters
February 13, 2009
In something beyond drama and melodrama, diluted American mythos makes for Euro cine refined.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
September 27, 2004
Immerses the story in the reality of life in an Italian village, using simplicity and poverty as driving forces.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
November 30, 2003
The first feature film directed by Luchino Visconti is a beaut and holds up well today as a slice-of-life drama.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Ossessione, which also began the late Mr. Visconti's remarkable film career, may be slow-going to the uninitiated, but its historical importance is not to be denied.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Noel Murray
AV Club
December 12, 2002
The film holds up well today, both as a murder story and as a slice-of-life.
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Don Druker
Chicago Reader
December 10, 2002
Luchino Visconti's first solo effort and the first great Italian neorealist film.
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
January 19, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
October 22, 2006
| Original Score: 5/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 5, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
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Variety
October 18, 2008
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Time Out
January 26, 2006

Film4
May 24, 2003
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