The Tenant (1976)
Roman sees his neighbors doing unusual things across from his apartment/he uses binoculars to spy on them
Trelkovsky choking himself is a direct reference to Bava's "Waterdrop" episode.
the final shot is an obvious homage to the eariler film
A man rents an apartment, kicking off a nightmarish series of events.
It is referenced.
Joel Coen said that this film is thematically connected to this Polanski film.
The special talks of how Polanski developed the film and cast himself in the part.
The Egyptian-theme and Sture's out-of-body experience are inspired by this film.
The egyptian symbols in the bathroom.
Video box is shown in movie store.
A man is walking in dogshit and has trouble getting it of.
Writer/director Koepp points out numerous references to the Polanski thriller in the audio commentary (all-though he refers to it by it's English title: The Tenant)
homage at end of movie where a woman throws herself off a building twice and doesn't die
Finds Teeth buried in the wall of spooky apartment
"The Tenant" is mentioned in an article.
The English title, "The Tenant", is featured on the movie theatre marquee
Mentioned in dialogue
"Like that apartment did to [Roman] Polanski in..."
DVD is shown.
Trelkovsky, name of supporting character, and general apartment horror theme
some plot, same dreamy style, haunting reality
Lila and Danny are watching it.
Brett Ratner's #3 favorite film
The movie clip is shown.