Easy Virtue

Easy Virtue
Easy Virtue

Year

1928

Duration

79 minutes

Genres

Drama, Romance, Silent

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Synopsis

This is one of Alfred Hitchcock's early films. Made in 1927 it's not the usual edge-of-your-seat thriller that the director is renowned for. Instead, this is a silent, romantic melodrama about a woman with a stained past. Tame by today's standards, the heroine's sins amount to divorce and the suicide of a former admirer but it's still enough to make her new mother-in-law hellbent on getting rid of her. Clever storytelling provides an insight into the creative beginnings of Hitchcock, who later became known as 'the master of suspense' - or, simply, the Master.

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