This hour long documentary on the making of Alfred Hitchcock's "Marnie" incorporates the usual melange of contemporary interviews with surviving participants and liberal helpings of film ... See full summary »
This is the featurette on the DVD of Frenzy. It consists of interviews with cast and crew, clips of the film(and the trailer) and behind the scenes footage(we get to see Hitchcock direct! A real treat, to be sure... and this contains his sardonic and, in this case, morbid, wit). They talk about the emotional difficulty of the rape scene, working with Alfred, the decision to use the Goodbye Shot(one of the most outstanding and subtly effective techniques used in the film, if you ask me), how this was very experimenting(such as the bit where all the sound cuts off), and of course how direct(showing female nudity, including full frontal... note that this documentary shows this, and spoils the ending of the movie) and, at times, disgusting it is. This is an informative enough 45 minutes, if it simply isn't as interesting as several of its brethren, the others by Laurent Bouzerau. I'm not sure why that is, if it's the subject, the people(well, Bogdanovich is always worth listening to) or what. There is disturbing and violent content in this. I recommend it to fans and of the picture itself. 7/10
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