The film is based on a novel by Daphne Du Maurier. It is about a young woman moving in with her aunt and uncovers his conspiracy which involves to murderers. She attempts to prevent him which leads to unexpected consequences.
Keywords: #Alfred Hitchcock #Charles Laughton #Jamaica Inn #Maureen O'Hara #Mayflower Pictures Corporation #Robert Newton
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17 August 1920, Ranelagh, County Dublin, Ireland, UK [now Ranelagh, Dublin, Republic of Ireland]
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Monthly Film Bulletin
March 09, 2015 This lurid story of violence and brutality is lavishly staged.Read in Source
March 20, 2012 By common consent, one of Alfred Hitchcock's poorest and least personal works, though it has some compensations.Read in Source
May 18, 2015 It could have come across as strictly a work-for-hire gig, but it displays enough Hitchcockery to show he wasn't as disengaged from the material as he would later claim he was.Read in Source
New York Times
March 25, 2006 Having set his own standards, Alfred Hitchcock must be judged by them; and, by them, his Jamaica Inn is merely journeyman melodrama.
March 26, 2009 Superb direction, excellent casting, expressive playing and fine production offset an uneven screenplay to make Jamaica Inn a gripping version of the Daphne du Maurier novel.Read in Source
February 03, 2015 Laughton is compelling from the first instant: His Pengallan is at least five of the seven deadly sins rolled into one, a cheerfully loathsome creature with wide-set eyebrows and a multitude of chins ...Read in Source
November 17, 2012 Mostly known as Hitchcock's last British fim before leaving for Hollywood, this period piece is weak, despite star performance from Charles Laughton.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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