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By John Belton

Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window is likely one of the icons of yankee filmmaking. an ideal instance of Hollywood cinema at its top, it's an attractive piece of leisure in addition to a desirable meditation at the nature of the movie itself. A suspense mystery a couple of chair-bound observer who suspects his neighbour of murdering his spouse, the narrative turns into the car for Hitchcock's exploration of the elemental elements of cinema, from voyeurism and dreamlike fable to the method of narration itself. This quantity offers a clean research of Rear Window, that is tested from numerous views in a sequence of essays released right here for the 1st time. offering an account of the particular construction of the movie, in addition to feminist and cultural readings of it, it additionally demonstrates the impact of Rear Window on quite a lot of filmmakers, together with Antonioni, De Palma, and Coppola.

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