TIFF/LFF review: ‘Hitchcock Truffaut’ ★★★

Kent Jones – Director of Programming for the New York Film Festival – along with French critic and historian Serge Toubiana, have extrapolated segments of the now gospel book Hitchcock/Truffaut and combined its insights with talking head interviews of their own, exploring the influence its pages have had on countless filmmakers since publication in 1966. Jones’ documentary treads familiar ground but it will certainly offer newcomers to the director an interesting introduction to his body of work. Brainchild of the Nouvelle Vague director, the film reference book features a series of interviews with the ‘Master of Suspense’ on the methods to his madness, accompanied by extensive stills of key sequences.

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