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"If I let you change me, will that do it? If I do what you tell me, will you love me?"
The ultimate psychological drama. Jimmy Stewart doesn't want Madeleine or Judy, he wants Judy-as-Madeleine, the impossible third element in between these two women. Hitchcock's magnum opus on the nature of desire: we want not the person we're attracted to, but rather this ineffable performative dimension of them.
70mm at Somerville Theater. Competing with 2001 in 70mm (at the same theater, coincidentally) for greatest cinematic experience of my life.