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Hitchcock 2012

  • Sacha Gervasi
  • November 23, 2012
  • 98 mins
  • English
  • Drama
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Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.


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An entertaining look at a time in Hitchcock's career when he was making the film Psycho, but rather than simply create an account of the ups-and-downs of the production, the filmmakers use this as a backdrop to focus on the relationship between Hitchcock and his wife. There is nothing particularly insightful that the film has to say, but the strength of the film is in the performances, especially Hopkins and Mirren and the interplay between these two characters is one of the highlights. There is also a lot of fun to be had in watching the recreation of moments from the production of one of Hitchcock's most iconic films, and Hopkins seems to be having a ball playing him - there is a wonderful moment near the end of the film of Hopkins in a cinema foyer gleefully orchestrating the screams of the audience inside. Worth a look.

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Wow, i did not expected this 4Point-Ratings. I think the movie itself was great. Did i watch Psycho? Yeah, a couple of years ago, but i was not the generation that lived in Hitchcooks Marketing-Era. But that doesn't change the story about the Biopic and it's more interesting setting.

Sometimes i am annoyed by these biopics about a documentary in a movie about a movie within a movie-Stuff. BUT! This time this biopic does not take it to far.

Also Anthony Hopkins is just stunning great. He does not only wear a fatsuit. He does also perfectly imitates the little bit overweight Sir. And Helen Miren doe EXACTLY the same thing like her character: Most of the time she steps back and just come back when she is needed.

The best thing abour the movie is, it is not to long. It has a little bit more than the magical 90minutes-length, but it fits perfect.

One of the better Movies i saw in the last months.

8/10 -> Thumb up

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I don't understand how it's possible to make a movie about a movie director that's bad directed ;-)

Put some love and a tad more money in a movie about Hitchcock, who btw was one the greatest movie directors ALL TIME.

We cannot permit a movie about the best director to be mediocre. It's sad. Very sad.

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