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Release Date:
1 July 2005 (Sweden) See more »
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Two divinely gifted geniuses = a diabolic thriller! [Scandinavian DVD.] See more »
Plot:
A college film student, obsessed with the works of Alfred Hitchcock, investigates a murder committed in the apartment building across from his and suspects that his seductive neighbor hired a girlfriend to commit the deed. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Playful and suspenseful homage to a great director by a great director See more (38 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Dario Argento 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Dario Argento 
Franco Ferrini 

Produced by
Claudio Argento .... executive producer
Carlo Bixio .... producer
Tommaso Calevi .... line producer
Joan Antoni González .... producer
Miguel Ángel González .... executive producer
Fabrizio Zappi .... producer
 
Original Music by
Pino Donaggio 
 
Cinematography by
Frederic Fasano 
 
Film Editing by
Walter Fasano 
 
Production Design by
Francesca Bocca 
Valentina Ferroni 
 
Costume Design by
Fabio Angelotti 
 
Makeup Department
Mario Audello .... wig maker
Fiorella Novarino .... hair stylist
Rosabella Russo .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Irma Misantoni .... post-production supervisor
Giorgio Turletti .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Guido Foa .... second assistant director
Leopoldo Pescatore .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Maria Castrovilli .... set dresser
Giancarlo Pagani .... property master
Simone Sandretti .... assistant property master
Mario Scarzella .... property master
Andrea Trisolino .... assistant property master
 
Sound Department
Federico Amodio .... sound effects editor
Mick Boggis .... sound mixer
Vladislav Boyadjiev .... sound assistant
Valerio Brini .... assistant sound mixer
Piergiorgio De Luca .... sound effects editor
Mario Giacco .... sound effects
Mirko Guerra .... sound
John Ireland .... adr english director
Sonia Portoghese .... boom operator
Marco Streccioni .... sound engineer
Mario Struglia .... sound assistant
Rikard Strømsodd .... assistant sound
 
Special Effects by
David Bracci .... special effects assistant
Gastone Callori .... special effects
Marco Moneta .... special effects
Barbara Morosetti .... special effects assistant
Silvano Scasseddu .... special effects
Franco Simeone .... special effects
Sergio Stivaletti .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Riccardo Albiero .... digital artist
Marcello Buffa .... visual effects supervisor
Alessandro Canu .... compositor
Simone Fontana .... digital mastering editor
Stefano Villa .... digital supervisor
 
Stunts
David Ambrosi .... stunt coordinator
Diego Guerra .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gianluca Fava .... assistant camera
Stefano Fois .... grip
Ornella Fontana .... electrician
Marco Massimo Garofalo .... electrician
Giovanni Gebbia .... Steadicam operator
Paolo Mariotti .... grip
Giacomo Marrucci .... assistant camera
Severio Moggio .... key grip
Paolo Monetti .... electrician
Adriano Francesco Necco .... electrician
Martino Pellion di Persano .... assistant camera
Antonio Petracca .... grip
Antonio Roppolo .... gaffer
Franco Vitale .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Esther Cases .... casting
Lorella Chiapatti .... casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lucia Facchino .... wardrobe
Viola Verra .... assistant costumer
 
Editorial Department
Rino Carlucci .... telecine operator
Roberto Cesareo .... colorist
Pasquale Cuzzupoli .... color supervisor
Claudio Misantoni .... assistant editor
Irma Misantoni .... assistant editor
Irma Misantoni .... post-production coordinator
 
Other crew
Carla Alonzo .... production secretary
Nilo Argento .... production secretary
Marcello Colaciello .... groupman
Alessandro Colopi .... assistant production secretary
Anna Marta Corio .... assistant production secretary
Danilo Goglio .... assistant production secretary
Laura Greco .... production secretary
Daniele Morini .... assistant production secretary
Patrizia Pierucci .... production administrator
Cristiano Sebastianelli .... payroll
Fernanda Selvaggi .... script supervisor
Cristiano Sergioli .... groupman
Lynn Swanson .... dialogue coach
Erika Taloni .... production accountant
Andrea Tavani .... production secretary
Cristina Vecchio .... assistant production secretary
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ti piace Hitchcock?" - Italy (original title)
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Runtime:
93 min (25 fps)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
On the door to the video store hangs a poster for Argento's previous film, The Card Player (2004). Next to it is taped up the sleeve from a copy of Scarlet Diva (2000), a film written, directed by and starring Dario's daughter Asia Argento, and produced by Dario and his brother Claudio Argento. (The Scarlet Diva video is also displayed behind the counter).See more »
Movie Connections:
References North by Northwest (1959)See more »

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13 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Playful and suspenseful homage to a great director by a great director, 22 August 2006
Author: Bjorn (ODDBear) from Iceland

Giulio is a peeping Tom and lovely Sascha from across the street catches his eye from time to time. At a local video store Giulio sees Sascha and another girl discussing Hitchcock's film Strangers on a Train and Sascha rents it. Later Sascha's mother is killed and Giulio starts thinking about the plot from Strangers on a Train.

From his very first film Argento has been nicknamed "the Italian Hitchcock" and many still refer to him as that. Although he heartily disagrees with that assessment, Argento may have felt obliged to do a direct homage to the old master at some point in his career. With the help of his longtime script collaborator Franco Ferrini, Argento has constructed a very clever "whodunnit" which successfully weaves together elements from Hitchcock's Rear Window, Strangers on a Train, Dial M. for Murder and Vertigo, and possibly a few others. The story is surprisingly airtight considering the many films it's paying homage to. No great loopholes to be found and although you know the old films by heart, Do You Like Hitchcock? still manages to surprise up until the end. It's no doubt great fun for a Hitchcock aficionado to spot all the references, I particularly liked the Vertigo inspired ending.

Some Argento trademarks are present but on the whole it doesn't always look like it's one of his films. It must be taken into consideration that this is an Italian made for TV film and Argento reportedly had to make it in a hurry and it's budget is lower than usual. The actors here are actually pretty decent and the dubbing fares better here than in Argento's The Card Player. No big names here but they do their jobs well enough. The gore is on the light side, only one sequence has some ick factor in it.

With all limitations in mind it's a wonder what Argento managed to accomplish because Do You Like Hitchcock? is overall a suspenseful homage that no doubt Hitchcock himself would have approved of.

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