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Okay. Why am I just finding out about this now? Du Maurier's novel is one of my three favorite books, so naturally I'm very excited/nervous to see what is done with this. Weisz is a great choice for Rachel, but nothing in Michell's filmography fills me with confidence that he's the right director, but at the same time, none of his previous films suggest he would be a bad choice. International trailer here. The American one has some spoilers, and is basically a two minute summary of the book, minus the ending, but it's worth watching if you want to see how vastly different a tone it takes.
I've been a huge fan of Daphne du Maurier's writing for many years now, and I was curious if there were any other fans of her here. My favorite aspect of her writing is the compelling atmospheres she creates in all of her stories (sort of like Jane Austen crossed with Edgar Allan Poe - that's the best description I can think of) as her often flawed yet always believable and compelling characters try to navigate a world in which something is not right. Her best known novel is easily Rebecca (basis for the Hitchcock film), and deservedly so. If you've never read any of her writing, I'd proba