By John Belton

ISBN-10: 0521564239

ISBN-13: 9780521564236

ISBN-10: 0521564530

ISBN-13: 9780521564533

Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window is without doubt one of the icons of yankee filmmaking. an ideal instance of Hollywood cinema at its top, it truly is a fascinating piece of leisure in addition to a desirable meditation at the nature of the movie itself. A suspense mystery a few chair-bound observer who suspects his neighbour of murdering his spouse, the narrative turns into the motor vehicle for Hitchcock's exploration of the fundamental materials of cinema, from voyeurism and dreamlike delusion to the method of narration itself. This quantity offers a clean research of Rear Window, that is tested from various views in a chain of essays released the following for the 1st time. delivering an account of the particular construction of the movie, in addition to feminist and cultural readings of it, it additionally demonstrates the impression of Rear Window on quite a lot of filmmakers, together with Antonioni, De Palma, and Coppola.

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