Though the murders are unusually nasty and explicit, humour is never far from a Hitchcock film.
The plot is quintessential Hitchcock - an innocent man, played by Jon Finch, is suspected of being a serial killer who is strangling women in and around Covent Garden in central London. As usual, Hitch isn`t interested in teasing us with whodunit...
A very slow-burning revenge tale.
In 1846, Bill The Butcher(Daniel Day-Lewis) leads his gang, The Nativists, descendents of Dutch and American settlers, against the Dead Rabbits, Irish-Catholic immigrants and led by Vallon (Liam Neeson). The Butcher kills Vallon as the latter's...