Vagabond Gino meets inn owner’s wife in a gas station. Having to resist their desire, they decide on putting morals and justice aside. A carefully planned crime brings to the lovers the awaited freedom at the same time, however, burdening them with unbearable guilt. The film raises questions about destructive power of feelings and the dark side of morals. “Obsession” is the first and so far unsurpassed adaptation of James M. Cane’s “The Postman Always Rings Twice”.