Rear WindowPG

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock | USA | 1954 | 1h 54m | Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

In the heart of New York City, a photographer is confined to his apartment due to a broken leg. With time on his hands, he begins to observe his neighbours through his rear window. What starts as innocent curiosity soon turns into an unsettling discovery when he becomes convinced that one of his neighbours has committed a heinous crime. A masterful display of high-tension storytelling that unfolds with intense suspense, bolstered by captivating chemistry between its two stars, James Stewart and Grace Kelly.

Reviews

‘Often imitated, this extraordinary achievement has never been equalled.’
★★★★★
Adrian Turner, Radio Times

‘What’s extraordinary, for a film that works on these different levels, is that it also manages to be a riveting thriller.’
★★★★★
Killian Fox, The Guardian

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