Hitchcock/Truffaut is a 2015 French-American documentary film directed by film critic Kent Jones about François Truffaut 's book on Alfred Hitchcock, Hitchcock/Truffaut, and its impact on cinema. Truffaut interviewed Hitchcock over eight days in 1962 at his offices at Universal Studios to write his book.
Mar 31, 2016 · In 1962 Hitchcock and Truffaut locked themselves away in Hollywood for a week to excavate the secrets behind the mise-en-scène in cinema.
- Kent Jones
- 2 min
Hitchcock/Truffaut is a fascinating look into several of Hitch's films, and even some of Truffaut's, even if it is a little too short to call it a full exploration.
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Based on Truffaut’s book about & filmed interviews of Hitchcock which changed how critics & Hollywood appreciated Hitchcock’s talents It helps to be an Alfred Hitchcock aficionado & a Truffaut aficionado, but that’s not necessary to enjoy this tribute to Truffaut paying due tribute to Hitchcock
Hitchcock/Truffaut is a must see for any filmmaker and any serious fan of Hitchcock. It explores themes from his films, his cinematic techniques, and has great insights/interviews from such iconic contemporary film directors such as David Fincher, Wes Anderson, James Gray, & Richard Linklater.
Jones’ take on “Hitchcock/Truffaut” is equal parts adaptation, CliffsNotes guide and commentary by a slew of directors influenced by Hitchcock’s work. The film is also a completely entertaining and informative gift to movie lovers, a work constructed with care, humor and insight.
Hitchcock/Truffaut isn't just an invaluable in-depth study of one of cinema's greatest masters, it's also an incredible text about two artists who admired each other.
Hitchcock/Truffaut is a 1966 book by François Truffaut about Alfred Hitchcock, originally released in French as Le Cinéma selon Alfred Hitchcock. First published by Éditions Robert Laffont, it is based on a 1962 exchange between Hitchcock and Truffaut, in which the two directors spent a week in a room at Universal Studios talking about movies.
Dec 04, 2015 · Hitchcock/Truffaut Synopsis In 1962, Francois Truffaut persuaded Alfred Hitchcock to sit with him for a week long interview in which the great British auteur would share with his young admirer the secrets of his cinema.
- Kent Jones