Daphne Du Maurier on film

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“Daphne Du Maurier’s novels and short stories were consistently adapted for film and gave us some classic cinematic experiences. This year sees the anniversaries of three of her most famous works: gothic romance Rebecca (75), Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now (40) and Hitchcock’s The Birds (50). But what is it about du Maurier’s writing that translates so well to the big screen? Liam Geraghty talks to writer Anna Carey and filmmaker and lecturer Steven Benedict about Du Maurier’s work.”

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