Rebecca (1940)

Alfred Hitchcock’s chillingly beautiful adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier’s bestseller.
An adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier’s bestseller, Alfred Hitchcock’s first American film centres on a naïve young woman (Joan Fontaine) swept off her feet by aptly named aristo Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier) and taken to Manderlay, his Cornish mansion seemingly haunted by the spirit of his beautiful and sophisticated late wife, Rebecca.
1940 USA
Directed by
Alfred Hitchcock
Produced by
David O. Selznick
Written by
Robert E. Sherwood, Joan Harrison
Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders
Running time
131 minutes