Rebecca 1997

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Rebecca ★★★ 1997

Daphne du Maurier's tale of marriage and jealousy makes its second TV incarnation. Worldly widower Maxim de Winter (Dance) takes his nameless, shy young bride (Fox) back to Manderley, the family estate. There she must compete with the ghost of the first Mrs. de Winter—the glamorous Rebecca—family secrets, and obsessive housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers (Rigg). The 1980 TV version (with Jeremy Brett as Maxim) starred Joanna David in the title role, coincidentally newcomer Fox's mother. 240m/C VHS, DVD . GB Emilia Fox, Charles Dance, Diana Rigg, Faye Dunaway, Geraldine James, Jonathan Cake; D: Jim O'Brien; W: Arthur Hopcraft; C: Rex Maidment. TV