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Directed by Alexandre O. Philippe

United States 2017 91 mins. In English

After six decades, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960) remains one of the touchstones of world cinema and its shower scene remains iconic. The scene took a week to film, and exactly 78 camera angles and 52 cuts to create. Revisiting its creation, Alexandre Philippe reconstructs the production and its lasting influence on cinema and cinema-goers, detailing the shots and drawing out the commentary of historians, fans, and filmmakers. “One of the coolest movies at Sundance this year. . . a gloriously nerdy deep-dive into the infamous shower. . . The results are hypnotic.”—The Village Voice. Psycho screens November 25 & 26.

Genres: Documentary

Appears in: Weekend Engagements