Images (film)

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Original movie poster for the film Images.jpg
original film poster
Directed by Robert Altman
Produced by Tommy Thompson
Written by Robert Altman
Starring Susannah York
Rene Auberjonois
Marcel Bozzuffi
Cathryn Harrison
Music by John Williams
Stomu Yamashta (percussionist)
Hemdale Film Group Ltd.
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date(s) December 18, 1972
Running time 101 minutes
Language English
Budget $807,000

Images is a 1972 British-American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Altman.


Wealthy housewife and children's author Cathryn (Susannah York) receives a series of disturbing and eerie phone calls in her home in London one dreary night. The female voice on the other end suggests mockingly to her that her husband Hugh (Rene Auberjonois) is having an affair.

Cathryn's husband comes home, finding her in complete disarray. Hugh attempts to comfort her, but then he is gone, and she sees a different man who is behaving as if he were her husband. She screams in horror and backs away, only to see her vision of the figure revert to her husband.

Hugh attributes her outburst to stress and her budding pregnancy. He decides to take a vacation to the countryside at an isolated cottage. But as she dwells there, Cathryn delves into darker delusions as the stranger returns, and she finds it difficult to determine what is reality and what is in her mind.



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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Images". Retrieved 2009-04-13. 

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