Rebecca (1940 movie)

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Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine, stars of the film.

Rebecca is a 1940 American psychological melodramatic thriller movie. This movie was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Joan Fontaine played a very young and naive woman. She marries a recently widowed man and moves to his large house in Cornwall. Laurence Olivier played Maxim de Winter, a rich man whose first wife, Rebecca, died recently. This movie is about obsession and cold treatment in relationships.

Rebecca won two Academy Awards including Best Picture.


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