François Truffaut
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1985, English
Nonfiction, Film and Theater
ISBN: 9780671604295

In this definitive interview, originally conducted in 1967, legendary director/critic Francois Truffaut probed the mind of Alfred Hitchcock and successfully managed to get the notoriously guarded director to open up as he had never done before. A revealing look at the director’s expansive career, from his early silents to his classic masterpieces.

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Hitchcock reveals to Truffaut all his tricks to amplify the intensity of certain scenes by bricolage techniques: a light in a glass of “poisoned” milk to make it as white as possible, a giant model of a gun to shoot a “subjective” scene. Ex ficto verum

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