Obsession

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In order to solve a family mystery, John, a stonemason from Zimbabwe, travels to Berlin to search for 1928 footage of a tightrope walker at Niagara Falls. While there, he becomes romantically obsessed with Miriam, a French rock musician in an all-girl band. Unfortunately, Miriam is totally in love with her boyfriend Pierre, a talented scientist. Running parallel to the main plot is that of Jacob, a Jewish tailor who in the film's early scenes is caught shoplifting, an act that will have troubling ramifications ...
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In order to solve a family mystery, John, a stonemason from Zimbabwe, travels to Berlin to search for 1928 footage of a tightrope walker at Niagara Falls. While there, he becomes romantically obsessed with Miriam, a French rock musician in an all-girl band. Unfortunately, Miriam is totally in love with her boyfriend Pierre, a talented scientist. Running parallel to the main plot is that of Jacob, a Jewish tailor who in the film's early scenes is caught shoplifting, an act that will have troubling ramifications for John, who gets caught in the middle of Jacob's attempt to flee the crime scene.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/7/2006
  • UPC: 096009472993
  • Original Release: 1997
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  • Source: Echo Bridge
  • Time: 1:40:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Heike Makatsch Miriam Auerbach
Charles Berling Pierre
Daniel Craig John MacHale
Seymour Cassel Jacob Frischmuth
Allen Garfield Simon Frischmuth
Marie-Christine Barrault Ella Beckmann
Daniel Gélin Xavier
Technical Credits
Peter Sehr Director, Screenwriter
Jerome Latour Burckhardt Production Designer
Wolfgang Esterer Producer
Heidi Handorf Editor
Georges Hoffman Co-producer
Martine Kelly Co-producer
Harald Maury Sound/Sound Designer
Micki Meuser Score Composer
Rainer Mockert Executive Producer
Marie Noelle Screenwriter
Yves Pasquier Co-producer
Gabriela Sperl Co-producer
Wolfram Tichy Co-producer
Dietrich van Watzdorf Co-producer
Esther Walz Costumes/Costume Designer
David Watkin Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Obsession
1. Coffin Mix-Up [8:01]
2. The Marathon's Over [5:39]
3. On Trial [6:02]
4. Niagra Falls [5:39]
5. Aristocratic Frog [6:41]
6. Private Screening [5:59]
7. Miriam's Secret [5:43]
8. Making Room for Fritz [5:51]
9. Dealing With the Loss [6:32]
10. Missing Person [5:43]
11. Waiting for Love [5:33]
12. Shiny Red Package [6:18]
13. Garden Apartment [6:04]
14. Finding the Balance [6:59]
15. Out It Goes! [13:25]
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