Michael Powell

Peeping Tom

Peeping Tom

A frank exploration of voyeurism and violence, Michael Powell’s extraordinary film is the story of a psychopathic cameraman—his childhood traumas, sexual crises, and murderous revenge as an adult. Reviled by critics upon its initial release for its deeply unsettling subject matter, the film has since been hailed as a masterpiece.

Film Info

  • Michael Powell
  • United Kingdom
  • 1960
  • 101 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.66:1
  • English
  • Spine #58

Special Features

  • New widescreen digital transfer, created from restored film elements and enhanced for widescreen televisions
  • Audio essay by renowned film theorist Laura Mulvey
  • Stills gallery of rare behind-the-scenes production photos
  • A Very British Psycho, directed by Chris Rodley: the Channel 4 U.K. documentary about the life of screenwriter Leo Marks, as well as the making and critical reception of Peeping Tom
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition

New cover by Olga Krigman

Purchase Options

Special Features

  • New widescreen digital transfer, created from restored film elements and enhanced for widescreen televisions
  • Audio essay by renowned film theorist Laura Mulvey
  • Stills gallery of rare behind-the-scenes production photos
  • A Very British Psycho, directed by Chris Rodley: the Channel 4 U.K. documentary about the life of screenwriter Leo Marks, as well as the making and critical reception of Peeping Tom
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition

New cover by Olga Krigman

Peeping Tom
Cast
Carl Boehm
Mark Lewis
Moira Shearer
Vivian
Anna Massey
Helen Stephens
Maxine Audley
Mrs. Stephens
Brenda Bruce
Dora
Miles Malleson
Elderly gentleman
Esmond Knight
Arthur Badden
Martin Miller
Dr. Rosen
Bartlett Mullins
Mr. Peters
Jack Watson
Inspector Gregg
Pamela Green
Milly
Nigel Davenport
Sergeant Miller
Michael Powell
Prof. A.N. Lewis
Credits
Director
Michael Powell
Producer
Michael Powell
Cinematography
Otto Heller
Screenplay
Leo Marks
Editing
Noreen Ackland
Art director
Arthur Lawson
Music
Brian Easdale

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