Portrait of Jennie
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In this film, Joseph Cotten plays an artist who meets an intriguing schoolgirl named Jennie. Over the next few months Cotten meets Jennie again and again, eventually uncovering evidence that he has been conversing and falling in love with the ghost of a girl who died years earlier.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Fine period melodrama starring Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten."
‑ Steve Crum, Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
"Quite possibly the most utterly romantic movie ever made."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Honest-to-goodness romantic ghost story."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"William Dieterle's 1948 masterpiece Portrait of Jennie is not only an unabashedly romantic melodrama but also a fascinating ghost story."
‑ Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine
"Wonderful romantic mystery, sure to haunt your memory"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Directed by William Dieterle, the film has a wistful, dreamy quality (which may be why Bunuel was drawn to it) and even its overabundance of music doesn't spoil this mood."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
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