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The Girl

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07 January 2013
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This BBC/HBO co-production is a sort of small-screen sequel to Hitchcock, focusing on Psycho follow-up, The Birds. But the tone is very different: cold and mirthless rather than fizzy. Toby Jones’ portrayal of Hitch as a doleful creature bent on possessing Tippi Hedren (Sienna Miller) feels one-
sided. Great period detail, mind.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen


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Girl, The Girl, The
Released: 07 January 2013
Zippy 20-minute ‘making of’ and pointless stills gallery.

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One sided and at times rather dull. This TV movie pulls no punches and paints Hitch in the most disturbing lecherous light and is solely from Hedren's point of view, but I suppose that's the point. That aside, Sienna Miller does a good job playing Tipi as a young american up and coming actress and handles emotional scenes well where Toby Jones is a absolutely superb. He nails the famous voice and mannerisms down to a tee on top of what is another fine turn. ... More

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