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Love to death: Hitchcock, Du Maurier and Rebecca

In this piece first published in our May 1996 issue, Alison Light revisits Alfred Hitchcock’s classic adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s gothic romance novel, and finds that despite its origins, Rebecca is a mournful man’s movie after all.

By Alison Light

Love to death: Hitchcock, Du Maurier and Rebecca