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Peeping Tom

Peeping Tom
  • 1960
  • UK
  • 18
  • Directed by: Michael Powell
  • Cast: Karl Boehm, Moira Shearer, Anna Massey

A movie studio focus puller equips his camera with a spike and sets out to murder young women while filming the fear on their faces. Utterly reviled upon its initial release, Powell's daring examination of voyeurism as a metaphor for the cinema itself is now regarded as one of the most intelligent British films ever made.

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50th anniversary re-release of Peeping Tom - Anna Massey profile

30 Nov 2010

'Peeping Tom wasn’t cosy; it was very ugly'

Name Anna Massey Born 11 August 1937, Thakeham, West Sussex Background In the second volume of his autobiography A Life in Movies, the great British filmmaker Michael Powell recalled why he wanted the then inexperienced and unknown (in…

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