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93+ min. Criterion Collection. 1973. DVD ISBN 9781681435152. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681435145. $39.95. Rated: R.
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A Staten Island, NY, reporter (Jennifer Salt) observes a murder in an adjacent apartment building, leading to an investigation that reveals a separated Siamese twin (Margot Kidder) and her former husband (William Finley) hiding a lot more than a dead body. Echoing Psycho and Rear Window, Brian De Palma's macabre thriller shows off the developing style—split screens, jarring music, shifting viewpoint, etc.—that would inevitably draw comparisons with Alfred Hitchcock. This digitally restored edition properly retains the low-budget film's grainy look and provides a few good extras. [See Trailers, LJ 9/1/18]

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