78/52: How Hitchcock’s Psycho shower scene changed cinema
One of the most memorable sequences in the history of cinema is the harrowing murder scene in a shower in Alfred Hitchcock’s film Psycho.
A new documentary called 78/52 explores that one scene in considerable detail looking at it from a cultural and social perspective. The film goes on to deconstruct the whole sequence.
The BBC’s Talking Movies’ Tom Brook reports.
Talking Movies is broadcast on BBC World News.
12 Oct 2017
- From the section Entertainment & Arts