Rebecca Film Summary & Analysis

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Characters

George Fortescu Maximillian "Maxim" de Winter played by Laurence Olivier

Description

Maxim is a wealthy man who meets the Second Mrs. de Winter while vacationing at a fancy resort. Despite having been married to a beautiful, classy woman in the past, Maxim falls in love with the Second Mrs. de Winter surprisingly quickly.

Maxim returns home with his new wife only to find that old ghosts are still haunting him. Although he tries to protect the Second Mrs. de Winter, he finds himself trapped amid a rampage of lies and deceit. All he wants to do is enjoy his new wife and the home he loves, but he is still plagued by the past.

Analysis

Maxim is a strong, caring man, but he cannot seem to get away from his past. The Second Mrs. de Winter believes that he is still in love with Rebecca, but nothing could...

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