The Bedroom Window is a American neo-noir film  psychological thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson. Vernon neighborhood. Based on a novel The Witnessesby Anne Holden, it tells the story of a young executive who starts an affair with the wife of his boss which then escalates into nightmare after he lies to the police in order to protect her. Terry Steve Guttenberg asks his boss's wife Sylvia Isabelle Huppert to his apartment after an office party and the two go to bed.
Later, while he is in the bathroom, she hears screams outside and goes naked to the window. Seeing a man attacking a Dont Think Twice, Its All Right - Johnny Cash - Orange Blossom Special woman, she opens the window and the assailant runs away.
When the media report the murder of a young woman near Terry's flat that night, he thinks the police should know what Sylvia saw but, to protect her, claims that it was he who was at the bedroom window. At a police lineup, neither he nor the victim Denise Elizabeth McGovern is able to pick out the attacker, Carl.
Despite the feeble evidence against him, Carl is put on trial for the assault and during the proceedings his lawyer proves that since Terry is short-sighted he could not have witnessed the incident. Carl goes free, leaving not only the police and the prosecution but also Denise and Sylvia aghast at Terry's ineptness.
In the courtroom, Carl recognised Sylvia as the woman at the window. Desperate to warn her, Terry finds her at a ballet performance and tells her she must go to the police, but she refuses all further involvement. As Denise Leaves Bar - Michael Shrieve & Patrick Gleeson - The Bedroom Window (Original Motion Picture leaves, he sees Carl's distinctive truck parked outside and rushes in again. He is too late, however, for in the dark she has been stabbed fatally and dies in Terry's arms.
He takes refuge with Denise, who first seduces him and then offers him a chance to redeem himself. She wants revenge, and with him devises a plot to provoke Carl into another attack. Disguising herself, she goes to a bar where Carl is drinking and signals her availability. Terry follows her as she leaves to go home and, when Carl attacks, the two are able to repel him. He escapes, only to be caught by the police who Terry forewarned.
They had been bought be Paramount who had them for 15 years. Hanson did a deal with the studio to write the script. His adaptation added the character of Denise, the assaulted waitress. Hanson says Elizabeth McGovern was his "only choice" to play Denise. Dudley Moore was obsessed with her in Lovesick. So it's fun to have her play a part where her beauty is secondary. At a certain point she takes over the plot.
She's the victim who Denise Leaves Bar - Michael Shrieve & Patrick Gleeson - The Bedroom Window (Original Motion Picture the aggressor. She's glamorous and belongs to a world that he aspires to. Isabelle also added a contrast with Elizabeth, to whom Steve's character was initially unattracted. Hanson says Steve Guttenberg was not his first choice for the lead but rather a suggestion of Dino DeLaurentiis.
Guttenberg was very enthusiastic to do the film and Hanson agreed to cast him after they had dinner together. It was something different for him. He perceived his character as more of a leading man than a comedian. The music for the film was composed Resurrection - HIM - HIM (Коллекция Альбомов 1998-2001) Michael Shrieve and Patrick Gleesonand released as the official soundtrack album on LP in James Berardinelli gave the film 2 out of 4 stars and called it "a promising thriller [gone] badly wrong".
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Bedroom Window Theatrical release poster. Sun Sentinel. Los Angeles Times 30 Aug 1. Film Noir: The Encyclopaedia. Overlook Duckworth New York. Retrieved The New York Times. Curtis Hanson.
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