In the making of Rebecca, director Ben Wheatley arguably worked for three masters. One was the need to honor Daphne du Maurier’s original novel; the second was respecting the previous adaptation by Alfred Hitchcock; and the third was providing modern audiences with something new and unique. That’s a balancing act that is present throughout the film, but one particular area explored within the final department is the ending of the movie – which stands out by featuring some notable choices.
SPOILER WARNING: The rest of this article contains major spoilers about the ending of Rebecca (which is now streaming on Netflix). If you have not yet seen the film, read on at your own risk!