Obsession

Obsession

London
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SYNOPSIS: Drifter Gino, powerful and graceful as a puma, encounters Giuseppe and his much younger, trapped wife Giovanna at their roadside restaurant and petrol station. He and Giovanna are so irresistibly attracted to one another they begin an affair while plotting to murder her husband. But the crime does not unite them in this chilling story where passion can lead only to destruction.

Conceived and directed by Ivo van Hove

Starring: Jude Law, Robert de Hoog, Chukwudi Iwuji, Aysha Kala, Halina Reijn and Gijs Scholten van Aschat

Adaptation and Dramaturgy by Jan Peter Gerrits

Set design and lighting by Jan Versweyveld
Video design by Tal Yarden
Composition by Eric Sleichim
Sound design by Tom Gibbons
Costumes by An d’Huys

Show Times: Monday - Saturday @19:45; Thursday matinees @14:30, Sunday matinees @15:00

Tickets from £16

barbican.org.uk/Obsession

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