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Basics Critics:89Viewers:76Rusty:80
Category: Drama, Mystery/Noir/Thriller, RomanceNotable as: Political thrillerSub-Category: Film noir, Spy film, Thriller, Romance Film, Political thriller, DramaNarrative location: Rio de JaneiroRuntime: 98 - 102 minutesLanguage: English, French, PortugueseCountry: United StatesDirector: Alfred HitchcockScreenwriter: Ben Hecht, Alfred Hitchcock, Clifford OdetsMusic: Roy WebbCinematography: Ted Tetzlaff, Robert CapaStars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern, Reinhold Schünzel, Leopoldine Konstantin, Alfred Hitchcock, Alexis Minotis, Moroni Olsen Producer: Alfred HitchcockStudio: RKO PicturesAwards won: National Film RegistryAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Claude Rains)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Ben Hecht)
Award details: (details at IMDb)

Notorious is a 1946 American spy thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman and Claude Rains as three people whose lives become intimately entangled during an espionage operation. It was shot in late 1945 and early 1946, and was released by RKO in August 1946. Notorious marks a watershed for Hitchcock artistically, and represents a heightened thematic maturity. His biographer, Donald Spoto, writes that "Notorious is in fact Alfred Hitchcock's first attempt—at the age of forty-six—to bring his talents to the creation of a serious love story, and its story of two men in love with Ingrid Bergman could only have been made at this stage of his life." The film is known for two scenes in particular. In one of his most famous shots, Hitchcock starts wide and high on a second floor balcony overlooking the great hall of a grand mansion. Slowly he tracks down and in on Ingrid Bergman, finally ending with a tight close-up of a key tucked in her hand.

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