Obsession

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National Theatre Live

Obsession


Venue

Raffertys Theatre

Dates

30 July - 07 August 2017

Event Type

Cinema Screening

Directed by Ivo van Hove

Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, captured live from the Barbican Theatre in London and screened at Riverside. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.

Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart.

The stage production of Obsession is produced by Barbican Theatre Productions Limited, London and Toneelgroep Amsterdam; co-commissioned by Wiener Festwochen and Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg; co-produced by Holland Festival and David Binder Productions; and supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Tickets for Monday matinee include tea and biscuits served from 10am

Classification: E – Exempt from Classification
Distributor: Sharmill Films

Dates & Times:
Sunday 30 July 1pm
Friday 4 August 7pm
Saturday 5 August 1pm
Monday 7 August 10:30am – WEEKDAY MATINEE

Ticket Options

Members Adult $22
Members Concession $19
Adult $25
Concession $22
F/T Student $15
Child Under 16 $15
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $3.30

Duration

Approximately 2 hours

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