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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Mia Farrow
John Cassavetes
Ruth Gordon
Directors
Roman Polanski
Screenwriters
Ira Levin
Roman Polanski
Running Time
131 minutes

Rosemary’s Baby
Polanski's breakout


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Plot
Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse move into an apartment in a building with a bad reputation. They discover that their neighbours are a very friendly elderly couple named Roman and Minnie Castevet, and Guy begins to spend a lot of time with them. Strange things start to happen: a woman Rosemary meets in the washroom dies a mysterious death, Rosemary has strange dreams and hears strange noises and Guy becomes remote and distant. Then Rosemary falls pregnant and begins to suspect that her neighbours have


Verdict
Rosemary's Baby is high-gloss tosh made high-class horror very expertly by Roman Polanski, making his Hollywood debut and a leap from arthouse darling to hot commercial player.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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