Re: RARA-AVIS: Ossessione and La bete humaine

From: Nigel Algar (
Date: 13 Sep 2007

William Ahearn wrote:
> ŒIn my continuing research into pre-war noir films, I
> just saw Visconti's Ossessione and Jean Renoir's La
> bete humaine. Œ
> No problem agreeing with his liking for both films, but OSSESSIONE was made in
> 1942 , not exactly pre-war. The first adaptation of THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS
> TWICE was directed by Pierre Chenal in France in 1939, and merits examination
> ­ if you can find it.
> Nigel

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