Thu 01 Jan 1970
Unfortunately due to ongoing technical issues in our cinema, this weekend’s screenings have been cancelled.
Dir. Alexandre O Philippe, USA, 92 mins, 2017, documentary
78 shots and 52 cuts that changed cinema forever.
Alfred Hitchcocks shower scene from Psycho shocked an entire generation with its brutal and unprecedented move of killing off his heroine. Comprising of 78 camera set-ups and 52 edits over the course of 3 minutes, film history was made and the face of cinema was changed forever.
Alexandre O. Philippes absorbing documentary, aided contributions from filmmakers and critics including Guillermo Del Toro, delves deep into the anatomy of those 3 minutes, unpacking just what makes the sequence so endlessly compelling and exquisitely terrifying.
If you love Hitchcock, if you love cinema, then 78/52 will feel like a cherished gift
Does full justice to how Psycho changed the heartbeat of the world
A thoughtful celebration of film, and what its capable of
Captivating. Enthralling. Irreverent. Ingenious.
A must see. A multi-faceted master class
Shows why some movies become immortal