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Rosemary's Baby

Genres: Horror, Thriller, 60s, Cult Movies, Cult / Classic Horror, Mystery / Suspense, Supernatural / Paranormal, Based on Book, Devils / Demons, Criterion Collection

Cast: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

Director: Roman Polanski

Synopsis: Terrifying and darkly comic, ROSEMARY'S BABY marked the Hollywood debut of Roman Polanski (Repulsion). This wildly entertaining nightmare, faithfully adapted from Ira Levin's best seller, stars a revelatory Mia Farrow (Hannah and Her Sisters) as a young mother-to-be who grows increasingly suspicious that her overfriendly elderly neighbors, played by Sidney Blackmer (High Society) and an Oscar-winning Ruth Gordon (Harold and Maude), and self-involved husband (actor and filmmaker John Cassavetes) are hatching a satanic plot against her and her baby. In the decades of occult cinema Polanski's ungodly masterpiece has spawned, it's never been outdone for sheer psychological terror.

Language: English

Country of Origin: United States of America

Production Year: 1968


  • "Tension is sustained to a degree surpassing Alfred Hitchcock at his best.", The Daily Telegraph
  • "Number seven on Time Out's list of 100 Best Horror Films!", Time Out
  • "Number nine on the American Film Institute's '100 Years...100 Thrills' list.", American Film Institute
  • "'Scary' just isn't the right word for Rosemary's Baby. It's an artful and unnerving picture that settles deep into your bones.", Stephanie Zacharek, Salon


  • 1969: Nominee, Oscar, Best Screenplay, Roman Polanski, Academy
  • 1969: Winner, Oscar, Best Supporting Actress, Ruth Gordon, Academy

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