Friday, 7 September 2012

Rebecca (1940 movie)

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
United States

Plot synopsis

A young woman marries a rich widower, Maxim de Winter. After she moves into his big house, she is upset to find that everybody, including the servants, can never forget the memories of Maxim's late first wife, Rebecca...  (This movie is based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier).


Laurence Olivier as Maxim de Winter
Joan Fontaine as Mrs. de Winter
George Sanders as Jack Favell
Judith Anderson as Mrs Danvers
Nigel Brace as Major Giles Lacy
Reginald Denny as Frank Crawley
C. Aubrey Smith as Colonel Julyan
Gladys Cooper as Beatrice Lacy
Florence Bates as Mrs. van Hopper
Melville Cooper as Coroner


''Rebecca'' won 2 Oscars.

My opinion

I think this film is quite nice and interesting, and sometimes scary as well! Excellent performances by Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine and, Judith Anderson. 

4 out of 5.

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