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26 October 2005 (Finland) See more »
A retrospective on the entire movie, from start to finish. There are interviews with many of the principle... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself (archive footage)
Peggy Robertson ... Herself - Personal Assistant to Mr. Hitchcock

Clive Barker ... Himself - Author and Filmmaker
Joseph Stefano ... Himself - Screenwriter

Patricia Hitchcock ... Herself (as Pat Hitchcock)
Hilton A. Green ... Himself - Assistant Director

Janet Leigh ... Herself
Rita Riggs ... Herself - Wardrobe

Paul Hirsch ... Himself - Editor

Directed by
Laurent Bouzereau 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Laurent Bouzereau 

Produced by
Laurent Bouzereau .... producer
Cinematography by
Maurey Dahlen  (as Maury Dahlen)
Film Editing by
David Palmer 
Makeup Department
Debbie San Filippo .... makeup artist (as Debbie Sanfilippo)
Production Management
Colleen A. Benn .... executive in charge of production
Michelle Montanez .... production manager
Sound Department
Joe Crabb .... sound
David Martin .... sound
Ray Soldiuk .... sound sweetening
Visual Effects by
Igor Ridanovic .... motion control
Phred Tinampay .... motion control
Camera and Electrical Department
David Martin .... camera operator
Editorial Department
Manny Martinez .... post-production
Other crew
Jeff Cava .... archeologist
Igor Ridanovic .... computer imaging
Phred Tinampay .... computer imaging (as Fred Tinampay)
Michael Arick .... special thanks
Martin Cohen .... special thanks
David Dodds .... special thanks
John Edell .... special thanks
Robert A. Harris .... special thanks
James C. Katz .... special thanks
Andrew London .... special thanks
Marlene Noble .... special thanks
Marilyn Stefano .... special thanks

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94 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »

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This feature-length documentary is featured on the Collector's Edition DVD of Psycho (1960).See more »
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References North by Northwest (1959)See more »


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Revealing what's behind the curtain, 24 September 2009
Author: Grann-Bach ( from Denmark

This is a feature-length documentary on the making of Psycho, found on the 45-year Anniversary Double-Disc edition... phew, what a mouthful. It consists of interviews, mainly with the cast and crew(Barker also adds to this), behind-the-scenes material, and clips from the movie(and a couple of others). This covers quite a lot of ground, going into everything you'd expect and a few things you wouldn't necessarily think of. In case anyone who hasn't yet watched the picture is reading this, I will not specify any scenes. Besides, you probably know which the iconic sequences and occurrences are, if you should. Leigh and Stephano are some of the most compelling to listen to, but really, everyone here has something to say that is worth hearing. Coming in at 90 minutes, this is well-paced and never boring. It goes through the entire creative process, all three stages, if the level of detail varies, partially due to the age(and the sad death of Mr. H, the master... it's a good thing they made this in time for the star and writer to partake in it). From the technical(and never overly complicated) explanations to the anecdotes, everything in this is interesting. It's well-edited and has a great pace. Also on this set is a marvelous fifteen-minute excerpt of the American Film Institute Salute to Alfred Hitchcock, a half-hour presentation entitled Masters of Cinema with the famed director responding to questions(the only downside is the somewhat below average sound quality), a comparison of the shower scene(with/without the music), Newsreel Footage, production photographs/drawings, and the theatrical trailer. I recommend this to any fan of the influential release. 7/10

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