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A great film, and certainly one of the most entertaining movies ever made, directed by Alfred Hitchcock at his peak.
Of course, the hallmark of North by Northwest is the way in which Hitchcock develops tension.
Hitchcock breezes through a tongue-in-cheek, nightmarish plot with a lightness of touch that's equalled by a charming performance from Grant.
At times it seems Hitchcock is kidding his own penchant for the bizarre, but this sardonic attitude is so deftly handled it only enhances the thrills.