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Drama - Completed 1942

A passionate affair leading to murder, based on M. Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice.

    • Year of production
    • 1942
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ITALY
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 135 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Luchino VISCONTI
    • EIDR
    • 10.5240/5CFD-1D63-D430-1C72-2E91-O
    • Synopsis
    • Giovanna meets Gino, a rough and handsome vagabond. Their passionate affair leads to the murder of Giovanna’s husband. Can a strong and sensual affair survive the guilt? A dark and provocative drama of sexual tension adapted from James M. Cain’s classic novel The Postman Always Rings Twice. After completion and a few screenings in Rome and northern Italy, prompting outraged reactions from Fascist and Church authorities, the film was banned by the Fascist government.