"Possession is based on AS Byatt’s dense, literary, terribly English novel. The film is directed by gritty, iconoclastic, ultra-modern bad boy Neil LaBute."
It ought to be tremendous fun, like Sam Peckinpah doing Jane Austen. But it isn’t.
Possession is a love story, or rather two love stories divided by time.
In the 19th century, eminent poet Randolph Henry Ash (Northam) woos the fiercely non-comformist poetess and recluse Christabel LaMotte (Ehle).
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