First Official Trailer for Kent Jones' 'Hitchcock/Truffaut' Documentary
The Greatest Story Hitchcock Ever Told. The first official trailer has debuted for Kent Jones' documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut, about the relationship between the two legendary filmmakers Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut. The film is also about, and focuses on, the book "Cinema According to Hitchcock" also known as "Hitchcock/Truffaut" - which is easily available on Amazon now for anyone interested. The documentary also spends time with many of today's great filmmakers, asking them about the book and the influence that Hitchcock/Truffaut had on them. It looks like a fascinating, must-see documentary for any and every last movie nerd or cinephile to seek out as soon as possible. It arrives in theaters later this year.
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 plummets us 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. The doc, directed by Kent Jones, first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Cohen will release Hitchcock/Truffaut in select theaters starting December 2nd.
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Looks great. This should be one to watch for all lovers of cinema!~
DAVIDPD on Sep 28, 2015
Tapes of their conversations here http://the.hitchcock.zone/wiki/Alfred_Hitchcock_and_Fran%C3%A7ois_Truffaut_(Aug/1962) https://docs.google.com/uc?export=download&confirm=no_antivirus&id=0BxGWn2gaPnB7NzNhZWEyNDktMmQxNS00YzRhLTk0NWYtMTU2NDVjMzBhNDVk
tyronerubin on Sep 29, 2015
I've got the book and not only recommend it to Hitchcock enthusiasts, but to anyone who's interested in film. Definitely looking forward to seeing this.
Michael Wolff on Sep 29, 2015
Now, that were legendary conversations. Must see, indeed ...
shiboleth on Sep 29, 2015
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