Read Reviews for Jude Law in Obsession

The Verdict   Read Reviews for Jude Law in Obsession The Ivo van Hove-directed production currently plays London’s Barbican Centre.
Jude Law in <i>Obsession</i>
Jude Law in Obsession

A new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s Obsession opened officially at London’s Barbican April 25. The production, directed by Tony winner Ivo van Hove, stars stage and screen favorite Jude Law as Gino.

The play is based on Visconti’s 1943 feature film debut, which is in turn inspired by James M. Cain’s The Postman Always Rings Twice.

Read reviews for the London production below.

City A.M. (Steve Dinneen)

Evening Standard (Henry Hitchings)

Express (Neil Norman)

Financial Times (Ian Shuttleworth)

The Guardian (Michael Billington)

The Hollywood Reporter (Stephen Dalton)

Independent (Paul Taylor)

Islington Gazette (Zoe Paskett)

RadioTimes (Nick Wells)

The Telegraph (Dominic Cavendish)

The Times (Ann Treneman)

Variety (Matt Trueman)

Joining Law in the cast are the Dutch and British performers: Robert de Hoog, Chukwudi Iwuji, Aysha Kala, Halina Reijn, and Gijs Scholten van Aschat.

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The play follows an eerily charming drifter who enters an affair with a woman before they begin to plot her husband’s murder. The production will be broadcast in U.S. movie theatres May 11.

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