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The Girl, 2012.

Directed by Julian Jarrold.

Starring Toby Jones, Sienna Miller, Penelope Wilton, Imelda Staunton, Sean Cameron Michael, Candice D'Arcy, Carl Beukes, Conrad Kemp and Adrian Galley.


Cast as the lead in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, unknown actress Tippi Hedren finds herself the target of the filmmaker's sexual desires as he attempts to mold her into the ultimate 'Hitchcock blonde'.

It's the early 1960s and British filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock (Toby Jones) is preparing to follow up his masterpiece, Psycho. For his next project, Hitch is planning his most ambitious feature to date, and every actress in Hollywood is vying for the role of Melanie Daniels, the female lead in The Birds. However, the legendary director has his sights set on an unknown - a young model by the name of Tippi Hedren (Sienna Miller), whom he believes he can mold into the ultimate 'Hitchcock blonde'. Plucked from obscurity, »

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