Rear Window Manipulation


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In this video essay, we break down Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece Rear Window. Over his career, Alfred Hitchcock has implemented hundreds of different techniques to control the audience to have them believe one thing. He is a master of manipulation, and in this video I explore how he is able to control the audience into believing one thing to add suspense. In addition, I explore some of the thematic aspects to the film, and look at why Rear Window is heralded as the masterpiece that it is.