This Hitchcock spy thriller is excellent with one effective plane crash set piece and wonderful atmospheric moments like the abandoned windmill. The assassination sequence is also memorable. Downbeat ending that also predicted the bombing of London by a few days.
FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT is one of my favorite movie from director Alfred Hitchcock. This movie is exciting from start to finish. I loved the way Mr. Hitchcock combined some elements, such as espionage and political issues. FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT has some memorable scenes like the one that took place in windmill and the famous plane crash. FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT is one of the best movie from 1940's...
'Foreign Correspondant' is definitely one of Hitchcock's more refined, less self-indulgent works, especially of the earlier films. His attention to detail had me shaking my head in amazement for nearly two hours straight. No one can weave a tangled web with such delicacy as he could, keeping his plot thick enough to captivate his audience and keep them guessing, but never confusing them! This film has some really...↓
Malgré la qualité de la mise en scène (notamment la scène silencieuse de tension du moulin, celle de la catastrophe aérienne et la scène finale d'appel à l'intervention américaine), de la photo et des éclairages, Correspondant 17 n'est pas un grand Hitchcock. Le maître peine à nous faire croire à son histoire, partout bancale, qui manque surtout d'enjeu, puisque le prétexte de celui-ci nous échappera jusqu'au bout.