Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca movie

Rebecca (1940)

2h 10min. // A shy ladies’ companion, staying in Monte Carlo with her stuffy employer, meets the wealthy Maxim de Winter. She and Max fall in love, marry and return to Manderley, his large country estate in Cornwall. Max is still troubled by the death of his first wife, Rebecca, in a boating accident the year before. The second Mrs. de Winter clashes with the housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers, and discovers that Rebecca still has a strange hold on everyone at Manderley.

 

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Writing Credits: Daphne Du Maurier (novel), Robert E. Sherwood (screenplay) and Joan Harrison (screenplay)

Starring: Laurence Olivier (as “Maxim” de Winter), Joan Fontaine (as Mrs. de Winter), George Sanders (as Jack Favell) and Judith Anderson (as Mrs. Danvers)

 

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Awards:

WON. National Board of Review, USA 1940. Top Ten Films.

WON. National Board of Review, USA 1940. Best ActingJoan Fontaine.

WON. National Board of Review, USA 1940. Best Acting. George Sanders.

WON. Academy Awards, USA 1941. Best Picture.

WON. Academy Awards, USA 1941. Best Cinematography, Black and White. George Barnes.

WON. Online Film & Television Association 2009. Motion Picture.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1941. Best Actor in a Leading Role. Laurence Olivier.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1941. Best Actress in a Leading Role. Joan Fontaine.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1941. Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Judith Anderson.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1941. Best Director. Alfred Hitchcock.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1941. Best Writing, Screenplay. Robert E. Sherwood and Joan Harrison.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1941. Best Art Direction, Black and White. Lyle R. Wheeler.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1941. Best Film Editing. Hal C. Kern.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1941. Best Effects, Special Effects. Jack Cosgrove (photographic)
Arthur Johns (sound).

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1941. Best Music, Original Score. Franz Waxman.

NOMINATED. New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1940. Best Actress. Joan Fontaine.

 

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Joan Fontaine and Laurence Olivier in Rebecca

Joan Fontaine and Judith Anderson in Rebecca

 

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