The Collector ★★★½ 1965
Compelling adaptation of the John Fowles novel about a withdrawn butterfly collector who decides to add to his collection by kidnapping a beautiful girl he admires. He locks her in his cellar hoping she will fall in love with him. Chilling, unsettling drama with Stamp unnerving, yet sympathetic in lead. 119m/C VHS, DVD . GB Terence Stamp, Samantha Eggar, Maurice Dallimore, Mona Washbourne; D: William Wyler; W: John Kohn, Stanley Mann; C: Robert Krasker, Robert L. Surtees; M: Maurice Jarre. Cannes '65: Actor (Stamp), Actress (Eggar); Golden Globes '66: Actress—Drama (Eggar).