of Alfred Hitchcock's treatment of marriage, and his view of women in "The Rear Window".
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at the way in which Alfred Hitchcock relates to women in his works in general and "The Rear Window" in particular. The movie offers a comprehensive, and voyeuristic view of marriage and male/female relationships. The paper shows how the movie focuses much more on the intimate lives of its characters, than it does on the central plot device of the murder mystery.
Jeff spies on a large variety of people, including a composer who is struggling to make ends meet, a sexy dancer (Miss Torso) who fights off many suitors, a lonely spinster who drinks (Miss Lonelyhearts), Lars Thorwald, a jewelry salesman who is unhappily married to Anna, a happy newlywed couple, a couple on a fire escape, a woman with a poodle, a grouch masseuse, and a police officer. The movie's main plot centers on Lars Thorwald who is suspected of murdering and dismembering his nagging wife, Anna. Jeff enlists the help of his girlfriend Lisa and his witty, clever masseuse Stella to help him track down the murderer of Mrs. Thorwal