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Alfred Hitchcock

The themes of community and isolation recur throughout Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window. The character Jeff is physically isolated through being temporarily confined to his apartment. He receives...

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Alfred Hitchcock

Psycho and Alfred Hitchcock's films overall are good examples of the cinematic techniques that convey various ideas and themes without necessarily using the direct communication through words found...

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Alfred Hitchcock

In illustrating how Hitchcock uses cinematic techniques to depict paranoia, look to the scene in Psycho where Marion Crane is driving away from Phoenix with the stolen $40,000. It is one of...

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Alfred Hitchcock

Suspense in storytelling is defined as an audience's anxiety regarding what might happen next, usually regarding the fate of one or more of the characters. For example, when the protagonist is...

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Alfred Hitchcock

Among Hitchcock's body of work, the film which best argues that it's sometimes beneficial to be a voyeur is Rear Window. The plot hinges on the protagonist's voyeurism. Initially, Jeff's obsession...

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Alfred Hitchcock

Rear Window, released in 1954, is probably the best film to analyse Hitchcock’s portrayal of gender roles in his films. The film follows Jeff, the main protagonist, who has suffered a broken leg....

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Alfred Hitchcock

Rear Window is a movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It first premiered in 1954. It follows the story of the photographer L.B. Jefferies, called “Jeff,” who is unable to go to work, because he...

Latest answer posted January 28, 2020 9:09 am UTC

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