- 1h 20min
- Directed by: Johan Grimonprez
- Written by: Johan Grimonprez, Tom McCarthy
- Cast: Alfred Hitchcock
Dazzling montage-based film which uses Alfred Hitchcock's fascination with doubles as a springboard to re-examine the socio-political anxieties of Cold War-era America. Zapping between past and present, fiction and 'reality', cinema and television, the filmmaker interweaves a trio of narrative strands - Hitchcock's mischievous screen persona, the escalating tension between USA and USSR and a fictional strand based on a Jorge Luis Borges story.
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Reviews & features
Double Take31 Mar 2010
(12A) 80min One viewing merely scratches the surface of this dazzling montage-based film from Belgian media artist Johan Grimonprez, which uses Alfred Hitchcock’s fascination with doubles as a springboard to re-examine the socio-political anxieties…
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