In the fall of , whilst The Birds was in post-production, François Truffaut carried out extensive interviews with Alfred Hitchcock at his offices at Universal. “El cine según Hitchcock” es la recopilación de una serie de entrevistas que el famoso director y actor francés François Truffaut le hizo al genio británico durante. This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic.

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And Truffaut also two of my favorites: Hitchcock died before special effects, computer-generated images and sequences, etc. His eyes were of course riveted to the screen. Five huge big stars!

Pleased to see the respect for Rear Window!

He worships AH, but doesn’t let that get in the way or ruin it. Interviews with Alfred Hitchcock Articles with multimedia. I’ve seen other movies make this same mistake, and even though they’re fine films they crash and burn with the moviegoers.

Research by Janet Bergstrom [1] has made clear the fact that the book often does not contain a verbatim transcript of Hitchcock’s responses to Truffaut’s questions A master in full flow shares with the Sorcerer’s apprentice.

Distilled from over fifty hours of taped interviews with Hitchcock, this sustained dialogue between two great directors is required reading for anyone interested in film, and anyone interested in storytelling too.

View all 5 comments. Because they two often DO disagree on certain points Loved this. He was even quite indifferent about a few. I’m also very partial to both North by Northwest and Psychoprobably at least in part because those were the first two Hitchcock films to which I was exposed. Because he’d ostensibly offered up a piece of fun entertainment and then, without warning, shoved the audience’s face in the brutality of life.


Truffaut had intended to quickly publish the book of the interviews, but the first edition wasn’t published until several years later in France and in America.

I just reread this book, because it shifted my focus from being an artist to being a filmmaker and now writerand I’m not overstating. It’s a horrifying reminder of what terrorism is all about.

Bir defa okumakla bitmeyecek bir kitap. Retrieved 16 September Hitchcock as a director was a man who seemed far more concerned with the medium than he was about critical concern or even whether or not his hitcycock were happy.

El cine según Hitchcock

They recorded over fifty hours of tape over several days and the result is this book. I want to own it, and right now I don’t. The audio tapes of the interviews have not been released commercially. Hitchcock cared ONLY about the visual and the set pieces, while the actors were just there to move it along. These conversations illuminate how important the process of film-making is, and how Hitchcock, during his life, seemed constantly concerned with making his films dynamic and significant to the larger body of what film was and could be.

Filmography Unproduced projects Themes and plot devices Cameos Awards and honors. For instance, when he made “Sabotage” inHitch has an anarchist give an innocent boy a bomb to carry to another location.

Alfred Hitchcock is considered to be one of the best directors of all time but that wasn’t always the case. A model attribution edit summary using German: This is a fantastic book if you’re a Hitchcock fan, or if you’re interested in storytelling or in the art of filmmaking. Because they two often DO disagree on certain points of film-making and story-telling, but they do so respectfully, without rancor, I mean – like gentlemen? Lists with This Book. Paperbackpages.


The interviews were recorded to audio tape and the content eventually edited down into Truffaut’s Hitchcock book. In fact, this book should be a primer for all film classes; once you’ve read it, you’ve I just reread this book, because it shifted my focus from being an artist to being a filmmaker and now writerand I’m not overstating. However, portions of the tapes were used for a French radio broadcast by the station “France Culture”.

The definitive examination of the definitive movie career. The joy for me was watching my son watch these movies. Audio The audio tapes of the interviews have not been released commercially.

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Nov 30, eme rated it liked it. This book is about the two film directors Hitchcock and Truffaut. This was a revised edition that includes an addendum by Truffaut after Hitchcock’s death in Io vivevo a Palo Alto da qualche mese e stavo lavorando alla ristrutturazione di una casa attaccata dalle termiti.

Jul 19, Enrique TheEssentialBooks. Some critics of this book have indicated that Truffaut was too kind to Hitchcock, that he agreed too readily with his opinions, that he couched his questions gently, but what the heck?