1949 – Under Capricorn

★★★☆☆ UK. 1h57m. Thriller / Romance. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Written by James Bridie (screenplay) and Hume Cronyn (story) and Helen Simpson (“Under Capricorn”) and John Colton, Margaret Linden (“Under Capricorn”). Cinematography by Jack Cardiff. Edited by Bert Bates. Music by Richard Addinsell, Louis Levy. Starring Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding, Margaret Leighton, Cecil Parker, Denis O’Dea, Jack Watling.

About a couple in Australia who started out as lady and stable boy in Ireland, and who are now bound together by a horrible secret. Hitchcock’s second film in Technicolor, and like the preceding color film Rope (1948), it also featured 9- and 10-minute long takes.

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