+ pre-recorded intro by Geoff Andrew, Programmer-at-Large
James Stewart’s photojournalist suspects his neighbours of murder in Hitchcock’s much-loved classic.
Dir Alfred Hitchcock
With James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr
Stuck in his apartment with a broken leg, a photojournalist (Stewart) takes to observing his neighbours’ daily routines, and comes to suspect a murder may have taken place. But how to investigate further? One of Hitchcock’s greatest achievements, this witty, thrilling and brilliantly inventive adaptation of a Cornell Woolrich short story is a psychologically astute, richly nuanced exploration of voyeuristic impulses.