Something to Hide

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Something to Hide
"Something to Hide" (1972).jpg
Directed by Alastair Reid
Produced by Michael Klinger
Written by Alastair Reid
Starring Peter Finch
Shelley Winters
Colin Blakely
Music by Roy Budd
Cinematography Wolfgang Suschitzky
Edited by Reginald Beck
Avton Films
Distributed by Avco Embassy (UK)
Release date
  • 1972 (1972)
Running time
99 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Something to Hide (in the U.S. also reissued as Shattered), is a 1972 British thriller film, written and directed by Alastair Reid,[1] based on a 1963 novel by Nicholas Monsarrat.[2] The film stars Peter Finch, Shelley Winters, Colin Blakely, Linda Hayden and Graham Crowden.[3] Finch plays a man harassed by his shrewish wife (Winters) who, after picking up a pregnant teenage hitchhiker (Hayden) is driven to murder and madness. The film was not released commercially in the United States until 1976.[4]



  1. ^ "Something to Hide". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 15 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Something to Hide (1971)". BFI. 
  3. ^ Something to Hide at Internet Movie Database;
  4. ^ Release information for Something to Hide;