A.J. Finn’s 2018 hit murder puzzle The Lady in the Window is getting the big-screen treatment with an Oscar-pedigreed cast Amy Adams is set to star as the hero, Anna Fox, with Gary Oldman as a neighbor who stirs Anna’s doubts. The addictive 2018 page-turner gives proper respect to Alfred Hitchcock’s Back Window and a large group of other noirish films and fittingly in this way, since Anna is an enthusiast of the old motion pictures and furthermore ends up tangled in a dim story deserving of Hitchcock himself.
In case you’re considering what precisely it is the lady in the window sees before you see the film, at that point continue perusing. Something else, turn around, on the grounds that a mess of spoilers are coming at you.
Anna Fox is a kid therapist in her late 30s, living alone in her Harlem brownstone. She is isolated from her better half, Ed, who lives from her with their little girl, Olivia, however she converses with every one of them day by day. In the interim, Anna hasn’t worked in a long time, having been devoured by an instance of agoraphobia that keeps her from regularly going out.
Her housebound state drives her to fixate on every last bit of her neighbors, who incorporate the as of late transplanted Russell family, comprising of father Alistair, mother Jane, and high school child Ethan. Jane and Ethan both check out Anna, and she becomes a close acquaintence with each. One day as Anna is investigating their home, she observes what resembles Jane being cut to death in the lounge room. At the point when Anna goes to the police, they don’t trust her, since she puts on a show of being an agoraphobic flushed who envisioned the homicide, and contort! Jane Russell, the spouse and mother, is as yet alive, however she’s not the lady Anna had met and seen executed.
Persuaded this other Jane is an impostor, Anna stays fixated on the Russell family, sure that Alistair is the person who murdered the first Jane, and that he’s injurious to his child, Ethan. As Anna explores Alistair further, she draws nearer to Ethan. In the interim, the criminologists catching up with Anna uncover the shocking truth about Anna’s family: Ed and Olivia, her significant other and little girl whom she converses with day by day, are dead.