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Alfred Hitchcock Estados Unidos, 1948

Phil's rating of the film Festim Diabólico

One of Hitchcock's more underrated features is taut and suspenseful, taking a simple setup and gripping it's audience based on their complicity in the crime. Hitchcock's teasing of lifting the chest makes everyone feel like they are about to be exposed which is a true stroke of genius, applying minimal takes to linger the camera on significant moments. Jimmy Stewart is also great as the probing professor.