U.S., 1940, 130 min, 4K DCP, Dir. Alfred Hitchcock, Not Rated, Swank Motion Pictures
“A gorgeous treat from one of cinema’s masters. Not to be missed.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
The new wife (Joan Fontaine) of a wealthy widower (Laurence Olivier) finds herself trapped in the shadow of her predecessor in Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca, his first Hollywood film and his only one to win the Oscar for Best Picture. The David O. Selznick production was an adaptation — co-authored by Joan Harrison — of a novel by Daphne du Maurier and our screening of its 4K restoration celebrates two occasions: the 80th anniversary of its world premiere at the Lincoln Theater in Miami Beach and the publication of Christina Lane’s book, Phantom Lady: Hollywood Producer Joan Harrison, the Forgotten Woman Behind Hitchcock.
Dr. Christina Lane is Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media at the University of Miami School of Communication. She will be present to introduce the film, lead a discussion after the screening and sign copies of her eagerly anticipated book.
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