Alfred Hitchcock | UK | 1935 | 86mins | Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim
An evergreen classic, this sparkling comedy thriller – based on John Buchan’s novel – is one of the masterful Hitchcock’s (Rear Window, North by Northwest) most successful films.
Suave Robert Donat is Richard Hannay, who’s leaving a London theatre when he’s accosted by a young woman who asks if she can accompany him.
Charmed by her, he agrees, but during the night she is murdered in his flat. Chased by the police, he must find the real killers to clear his name...
“Other English Hitchcocks may be more provocative, but few offer such a ripping good yarn.” Time Out Film Guide
“[...] a joyful confection of subversive humour, intelligent twists and wild sexual tension” A. L. Kennedy, The Guardian
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