In director/writer Curtis Hanson's 1987 chiller The Bedroom Window, architect Terry Lambert (Steve Guttenberg) experiences a most disorienting turn of events when his French lover, Sylvia (Isabelle Huppert) - the wife of his boss - walks over to the titular window in-between lovemaking sessions and witnesses a mysterious man strangling a helpless victim (Elizabeth McGovern). By the time Guttenberg comes to the window, he can see only a crowd of spectators. Because Sylvia wants to avoid a messy involvement in the case (which would soil her reputation, ruin her marriage and cost Lambert his job), Guttenberg agrees to pretend that he witnessed the attack. The ruse, of course, leads to a myriad of complications. And meanwhile, with the psycho still on the loose, Lambert sets out to find him.~Hal Erickson
Audio Commentary by Film Historian and Critic Peter Tonguette
This was a great overlooked murder thriller paying hommage to Alfred Hitchcock. Steve Guttenberg played a serious, romantic role for a change. The famous French actress Isabelle Huppert played his clandestine paramour. This is only one of two American films made by Huppert in her long career.
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Underrated thriller gets HD
This Hitchcock inspired thriller finally gets the Blu-ray treatment and it's been worth the wait. The quality is better than the DVD. The extras are okay but not extensive.