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My films deal with a stylized, expressionistic world that has a kind of grotesque beauty about it.
De Palma bases his most famous cinematic predilection, voyeurism, on a specific childhood incident. When he was a child, his parents split up, his mother accusing his father of infidelity. The young De Palma spent several days stalking his dad with recording equipment, hoping to find evidence to confirm his mother's suspicions.
[Alfred Hitchcock homage] Films frequently reference the work of Alfred Hitchcock
, using similar locations, camera techniques/compositions, musical scores by Bernard Herrmann
(a frequent Hitchcock collaborator), and blondes as leading ladies.