Petica
Datum
film program
AMERIKANA
78/52
06.07. at 21:15h
Summer cinema Tuskanac
Country: USA
2017, 91min
Director:
Alexandre O. Philippe
Cast:
Alan Barnette, Justin Benson, Peter Bogdanovich
Genre:
Documentary
Official Trailer
Sinopsis: It’s one of the most iconic sequences in cinema history: 78 setups, 52 cuts, two weeks of shooting a protagonist washing herself in a bathroom. Psycho’s shower sequence is the apotheosis of Hitchcock’s craft and imagination, a brilliant glimpse into his genius. 78/52 is a celebration of this remarkable sequence, drawing upon the informed opinions of editors, filmmaker and fans to delve deep into the meaning and techniques behind this astonishing bit of cinema history.
Bio: Creative Director Alexandre O. Philippe holds a Masters Degree in Dramatic Writing from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and is Creative Director of Denver-based Cinema Vertige and Exhibit A Pictures. He has written, directed and produced numerous award- winning films and documentaries, including THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF PAUL THE PSYCHIC OCTOPUS, and DOC OF THE DEAD. Alexandre is also co-owner and co-creator of Fried Comics (friedcomics.com). Alexandre harbors a lifelong passion for Alfred Hitchcock’s movies. At the tender age of 12, he hosted a weekly Hitchcock film series for his parents and their friends in Geneva, Switzerland; and his passion for the Master of Suspense has grown exponentially ever since.