This is one of the great examples of having a film that entertains well and at the same time goads our minds into active thought. It is very much like a cross-cultural extended parable.
French New Wave director François Truffaut wrote the book on Alfred Hitchcock—literally. In 1962 he did a series of interviews (through a translator) with Hitchcock over six days with twenty seven hours of tapes discussing each of Hitchcock’s films. He later put gleanings from those interviews into one of the definitive books on filmmaking. In… [Read More]