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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Scarlett Johansson
Jessica Biel
Anthony Hopkins
Helen Mirren
Ralph Macchio
Toni Collette
Danny Huston
James D'Arcy
Directors
Sacha Gervasi
Screenwriters
John J. McLaughlin
Stephen Rebello
Running Time
98 minutes

Hitchcock
The trouble with Alfred


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Hitchcock

Plot
Alfred Hitchcock (Hopkins) is in a quandary: he’s bet his house on Psycho, Hollywood is appalled, and he’s started hearing voices in his head. Most worryingly, tiring of her lack of credit, his wife and creative crutch Alma Reville (Mirren) is looking to go her own way.


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Hitchcock for dummies: brisk, jolly, well-played but oversimplified.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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