Re: RARA-AVIS: The Secret Agent

From: William Ahearn (
Date: 30 Jan 2008

--- jacquesdebierue <> wrote:

> Excellent movie, though. Not long ago I saw a
> restored version of it
> (on a French DVD), very fine. What the book has is
> the voice of
> Conrad, which you can't really use much in a movie.
> Hitchcock was wise
> in making it very different.
It's a good Hitchcock film, for what that's worth. I wrote it up here:

Let's just say I think the point that the novel made was far more compelling than the one the film made. But that's usually how it goes.


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