Hitchcock/Truffaut


1h 30m 2015

Brief Synopsis

In 1962 Hitchcock and Truffaut locked themselves away in Hollywood for a week to excavate the secrets behind the mise-en-scène in cinema. Based on the original recordings of this meeting-used to produce the mythical book Hitchcock/Truffaut-this film illustrates the greatest cinema lesson of all time and pulls viewers into the world of the creator of "Psycho," "The Birds," and "Vertigo." Hitchcock's incredibly modern art is elucidated and explained by today's leading filmmakers: Martin Scorsese, David Fincher, Arnaud Desplechin, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Wes Anderson, James Gray, Olivier Assayas, Richard Linklater, Peter Bogdanovich and Paul Schrader.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2015
Production Company
Arte ; The Cohen Media Group ; The Cohen Media Group
Distribution Company
PACIFIC NORTHWEST PICTURES/TVA FILMS/THE COHEN MEDIA GROUP (CMG); Cinéma Du Parc ; Dogwoof Pictures ; Nexo Digital ; Pacific Northwest Pictures ; Pacific Northwest Pictures ; Sherlock Films ; TVA Films ; TVA Films ; The Cohen Media Group

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

In 1962 Hitchcock and Truffaut locked themselves away in Hollywood for a week to excavate the secrets behind the mise-en-scène in cinema. Based on the original recordings of this meeting-used to produce the mythical book Hitchcock/Truffaut-this film illustrates the greatest cinema lesson of all time and pulls viewers into the world of the creator of "Psycho," "The Birds," and "Vertigo." Hitchcock's incredibly modern art is elucidated and explained by today's leading filmmakers: Martin Scorsese, David Fincher, Arnaud Desplechin, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Wes Anderson, James Gray, Olivier Assayas, Richard Linklater, Peter Bogdanovich and Paul Schrader.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2015
Production Company
Arte ; The Cohen Media Group ; The Cohen Media Group
Distribution Company
PACIFIC NORTHWEST PICTURES/TVA FILMS/THE COHEN MEDIA GROUP (CMG); Cinéma Du Parc ; Dogwoof Pictures ; Nexo Digital ; Pacific Northwest Pictures ; Pacific Northwest Pictures ; Sherlock Films ; TVA Films ; TVA Films ; The Cohen Media Group

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Original airing in United States August 8, 2016

Released in United States 2015

Released in United States on Video December 20, 2016

Released in United States on Video December 20, 2016

Limited Release in United States December 2, 2015

Limited Release in United States December 4, 2015

Released in United States 2015

Released in United States 2016

Will air on HBO on August 8, 2016.

Released in United States 2015 (Cinema's Legacy)

Released in United States 2016 (True Stories)

Original airing in United States August 8, 2016 (HBO)

Limited Release in United States December 4, 2015 (Los Angeles)

Limited Release in United States December 2, 2015 (New York)