A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.
Variety Staff One of the finest productional efforts of the past year.
Dave Kehr Through its first two-thirds it is as perfect a myth of adolescence as any of the Disney films, documenting the childlike, nameless heroine's initiation into the adult mysteries of sex, death, and identity.
Ben Walters Hitchcock shows superb technical control and attends to his trademark motifs, from monstrous mother figures to the fetishisation of clothing.
Frank S. Nugent An altogether brilliant film, haunting, suspenseful, handsome and handsomely played.