For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.


Alfred Hitchcock Estados Unidos, 1948

J.J. Jake Gittes's rating of the film Festim Diabólico

As I felt at the very first time, "Rope" is/remains an ugly & unappealing film/play. Killing for the sake of killing; extremely unsympathic characters; bullshiting about the 'Übermensch'; all of this is unpleasant. In the middle section it really gets boring; at the end scene we even must endure a very ridiculous speech of Mr. Stewart. Under these circumstances, who cares about the long, 'innovative' camera takes?