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William Rothman

William Rothman is the author of the landmark study Hitchcock–The Murderous Gaze as well as three other books on film. He is Director of the Graduate Program in Film Studies at the University of Miami.

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That Obscure Object of Desire

All of Luis Buñuel’s films, from his early surrealist classics to the masterpieces he made in Europe late in his career, are compelling, seductive works about the mystery and perversity of human desire. They celebrate human freedom, even as they

By William Rothman

Notorious is, along with Shadow of a Doubt, the greatest of the films Hitchcock made in his first decade in America. Indeed, I have no inclination to disagree with François Truffaut when he cites Notorious as the single work that provides the fulles…

By William Rothman