From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Possession (1981, France/Germany) is a Horror film directed by Andrzej Zulawski.


Main Details

  • Released in 1981
  • Color
  • Running Time: Australia:123 min | USA:123 min | France:127 min | UK:118 min | USA:80 min (cut)
  • Directed by Andrzej Zulawski
  • Written by Andrzej Zulawski, Frederic Tuten
  • Starring Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, Heinz Bennent, Johanna Hofer, Carl Duering
  • Produced by Marie-Laure Reyre
  • Original Music by Andrzej Korzynski
  • Cinematography by Bruno Nuytten
  • Film Editing by Marie-Sophie Dubus, Suzanne Lang-Willar

Also Known As

  • La Posesión (Spain)
  • Possessão (Portugal)
  • The Night the Screaming Stops (USA - reissue title)


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