Synopsis: 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.
Director(s): Alfred Hitchcock
Production: United Artists
  Won 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations.
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130 min

"He travels fastest

who travels alone."

Perhaps you've not heard of it.

Good night.

What do you make of that?

Do you suppose that sudden departure

was intended to be funny?

Come, don't sit there gawking.

Let's go upstairs.

- Have you got the key?

- Yes, Mrs. Van Hopper.

I remember when I was younger

there was a well-known writer...

who used to dart down the back

way whenever he saw me coming.

I suppose he was in love with me

and wasn't quite sure of himself.

Well, c'est la vie.

By the way, my dear,

don't think that I mean to be unkind,

but you were just a teeny, weeny bit

forward with Mr. De Winter.

Your effort to enter

the conversation...

quite embarrassed me,

and I'm sure it did him.

Men loathe that sort of thing.

Oh, come. Don't sulk.

After all, I am responsible

for your behavior here.

Perhaps he didn't notice it.

Poor thing!

I suppose he just can't

get over his wife's death.

They say he simply adored her.


Oh! How awkward of me.

What a stupid thing to do.

Oh, I'm so sorry.

Please don't bother.

It doesn't really matter.

Leave that. Leave that.

Go and lay another place at my table.

- Mademoiselle will have lunch with me.

- Oh, but I couldn't possibly.

- Why not?

- Oh, please don't be polite.

It's very kind of you,

- but I'll be all right if

they just change the cloth.

- I wasn't being polite.

I should have asked you to have

lunch with me even if you hadn't

upset the vase so clumsily.

Come along. We needn't talk to

each other if we don't feel like it.

Thank you very much.

Oh, I'll just ha-have

s- some scrambled eggs.

Oui, mademoiselle.

What's happened to your friend?

Oh, she's ill in bed with a cold.

I'm sorry

I was so rude to you yesterday.

The only excuse I can offer is that I've

become boorish through living alone.

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