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Sight and Sound (1991) - The Ticking Clock


  • article: The Ticking Clock
  • author(s): Jenny Diski
  • journal: Sight and Sound (01/Aug/1991)
  • issue: volume 1, issue 4, page 35
  • journal ISSN: 0037-4806
  • publisher: British Film Institute
  • keywords: Criticism & critics, Motion pictures



A woman discusses her intrigue with director Alfred Hitchcock's equivocation and pathological irresolution of the ending of the film "Rear Window." The distinction between surprise and suspense is made.