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Rebecca Reviews

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Patrick Humphries
Empire Magazine
February 22, 2015
Perhaps without the shock and suspense of subsequent work, this is nevertheless another undoubted masterpiece from the atmospheric film maker, and just as essential.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Kate Cameron
New York Daily News
February 17, 2015
It is the finest job of direction accomplished by a master director and may justly be called Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece.
Witney Seibold
February 22, 2015
There are so many rich interpersonal relationships. This is not a romance or a history, but a bout of delicious Gothic psychoanalysis.
Randy White
Common Sense Media
January 2, 2011
Excellent, but may be too long and moody for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Tony Sloman
Radio Times
February 11, 2014
Alfred Hitchcock's first Hollywood film is a sumptuous and suspenseful adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's romantic novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 1800
The result exhibits that the director is capable of a range few would credit him with.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Michael Szymanski
August 16, 2002
A gothic moody piece, there's an overwhelming sense that anything can happen in this film, and anything does. The plot is twisting, unpredictable and even unclear.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
February 26, 2013
Self-consciously prestigious literary filmmaking... more in line with the producer's career than the director's.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Cole Smithey
July 27, 2007
Fontaine & Olivier directed by Hitchcock - enjoy.
| Original Score: 5/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
March 7, 2005
Remains one of the Master's most overrated and underrated movies at the same time.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Variety Staff
February 19, 2008
One of the finest productional efforts of the past year.
Sam Jordison
February 19, 2008
A real treat. Captivating from its famous opening lines to its pyrotechnic finale, this is one of Hitchcock's finest -- and that's saying something.
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
April 10, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
A masterpiece of style and substance, an extended meditation on how the dead haunt the living.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
September 2, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 26, 2008
Both a tender gothic romance and a haunting ghost story.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
January 30, 2012
While the film offers no overt violence or thrills, it is a model of sustained mystery and eerie suspense.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
February 6, 2012
a clever mix of fancy drama and suspense
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Sean Axmaker
Parallax View
February 19, 2012
It's an elegant production, beautifully photographed and designed like a dream house shrouded in mourning, but it also favors the pictorial over the cinematic and surface over subtext.
June 16, 2016
Saved by the belle, wreck and faint
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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