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Sep 13th 2008

Disturbia, Read Window, and a short story

 

If you love Hitchcock and also saw Disturbia, this is a fascinating law suit. The Dreamworks flick clearly was a 2007 remake of the Hitchcock classic Rear Window. The plot was the same, albeit with a younger cast and based in suburbia rather than an apartment complex.

Well, now the estate of the author who wrote the short story upon which Read Window was based, is suing the folks who made Disturbia. Madisonian.net has a good run-down on the pertinent copyright law. Interesting…

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