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The Birds 1963

  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • March 28, 1963
  • 119 mins
  • English
  • Horror
...and remember, the next scream you hear may be your own!
Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift of lovebirds. But upon her arrival, the bird population runs amok. Suddenly, the townsfolk face a massive avian onslaught, with the feathered fiends inexplicably attacking people all over Bodega Bay.


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A terrifying work of beauty.

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It has an incredibly stupid storyline but manages to get past that somehow and make an excellent movie. Some parts are laughable to the modern audience but that's part of what makes this movie so entertaining

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So intense and once again full of suspense as the master always did. Hitchcock hooked me right until the very end of it and all of that mystery was killing me! Birds never looked so scary and macabre and I guess I'll never look at a seagull the same way!
Hitchcock explored once again a possessive relationship between mother and son that reminded me of Psycho. It's also interesting to see how the characters develop their relatioships with each other and how their bonds grow throughout the film.
I believe some might have different interpretations of the end, other might feel kind of frustated because it's not very conclusive and I really don't know how to explain myself in the right way without spoiling anything. For sure it's full of metaphors and you need to see and interpretate the film behind from what you are seeing.
It's a very frightening and great film! Until now Hitchcock never disappointed me.

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