This fuckin' shape-shifter... I get more from it with each viewing and somehow it's still a different experience each time. I focused on the stories we tell ourselves to justify our actions; the projections we make, if you will.
Underseen prime Aldrich that predates MARNIE and VERTIGO in which the suspense is made from working through human trauma. Noirish shadows and Aldrich's fractured mise-en-scene reflects its protagonists' psyches.