This Thursday 10th January at 6.30 p.m. Sachin Chatte will host the screening of the Alfred Hitchcock classic, Rear Window starring James Stewart and Gene Kelly, the details of which are given below
Film: Rear Window (1954, color)
Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Duration: 1 hr 52 mins
One of Hitchcock’s all time great films, Rear Window has the director’s favorite actor James Stewart who plays a photographer who is wheelchair bound, after an accident. Sitting in his apartment, he uses his camera with a telephoto lens to look into other people’s apartment, when he sees something fishy in the opposite apartment. He is convinced that the neighbor has murdered his wife. Grace Kelly plays his girlfriend who becomes an integral part of solving the mystery.
The film was a huge success when it was released and over the years, it is recognized not just as Hitchcock’s but one of the best films made and is often found in the list of Greatest Films. The screening is an unique opportunity to watch the masters work on the big screen.