Watch Hitchcock Online But the most anticipated biopic of Hitchcock bears its same name in title: Hitchcock, with Anthony Hopkins embodying the great Director. The cast is very interesting: Helen Mirren plays his wife Alma Reville; Scarlett Johansson playing Janet Leigh and, by extension, Marion Crane, the “Star” of the film (along with Lea Massari in L´Avventura of Antonioni, probably the first two protagonists of the film disappear halfway through the footage); Jessica Biel plays Vera Miles; and James d´Arcy is Anthony Perkins and Norman Bates.
Watch Hitchcock Online It is based on the work of Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of ‘Psycho’, of Stephen Rebello, and adaptation is provided by John J. McLaughlin, the writer of Black Swan (Black Swan). His narrative is centered on the complicated set of Psycho, a work of terror which, before the shooting, appeared in series B, due to the theme of the serial killer, and all the producers reject the project. Finally, Hitchcock decided to finance himself the project and shooting the film with a low-cost Television crew.
Watch Hitchcock Online Thanks to these conditions, Psycho is what it is: one of the masterpieces of cinema, beyond its genre. And it is that self-financing allowed him to Antonioni to initiate a process of experimentation and film research, achieving results as surprising as the shower scene, that would be impossible under the auspices of a major. It is, without doubt, one of the key titles from the birth of modern cinema. And, precisely, the filming of the shower scene appears in a new clip available on the network, in addition to other more ironic clip where Hitchcock calls for silence in the theater:
Watch Hitchcock Online Also available is a new poster for the film, where it appears the Hitchcock-Alma Reville tandem. A tandem that transferred the barriers of privacy and also extended to the creation, because Alma Reville was normally, responsible for reviewing the scripts for the films of Hitchcock and correct them. In addition, Psycho has an important role: after the shower scene, Marion Crane’s dead body lying on the floor with his eyes open, and the camera takes several turns imitating circular figure of the pupil. Hitchcock was intended to make three turns, but the problem is that Marion always closed eyes, so it was impossible to complete the movement.
Watch Hitchcock Online A movement essential to understand the film, because it meant the arrest of focusing on the character: we left the neurotic subjectivity of Marion and now we will start our journey at the psychotic subjectivity of Norman Bates. Alma Reville solves the problem: in the editing room, he decided to integrate a drawing of the shower to prevent flashing of Marion, and thus the sequence retained all its impact, because it allowed to create the sensation from stationary eye for the Viewer. Thus, the film will focus on both loving and creative couple’s relationship the Alfred and Alma, who met in the first film and kept their marriage until the death of Alfred in 1980.