Obsession

1976, PG, 98 min. Directed by Brian De Palma. Starring Cliff Robertson, Genevieve Bujold, John Lithgow, Sylvia Kuumba Williams.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Mon., June 3, 2002

Double-billed with Hitchcock's Vertigo, Brian De Palma's Obsession provides the perfect complement. Obsession is a direct "tribute" to the transubstantiation of identity that occurs in Vertigo as Cliff Robertson finds his dead wife reincarnated 16 years after her death.

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