(Alfred Hitchcock, 1941). Few Hitchcock films have aroused such argument as Suspicion, in good part because of the way its ending departs from that of the source novel, Francis Iles's Before the Fact. Joan Fontaine is a dowdy daughter of prissy parents who marries dashing playboy Cary Grant but then suspects he's trying to murder her. It's a disturbing work, impeccably cast, and garnered Fontaine a Best Actress Oscar.
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