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The Key to Reserva (2007)

Finding an unfinished script written by Alfred Hitchcock himself, Martin Scorsese attempts to recreate it himself as Hitchcock would have.

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Martin Scorsese

Writer:

Ted Griffin
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Credited cast:
Simon Baker ... Roger Thornberry
Kelli O'Hara ... Grace Thornberry
Michael Stuhlbarg ... Louis Bernard
Christopher Denham ... Leonard
Richard Easton ... Mr. Carroll
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Ted Griffin ... Interviewer
Nellie Sciutto ... Woman screaming
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Finding an unfinished script written by Alfred Hitchcock himself, Martin Scorsese attempts to recreate it himself as Hitchcock would have.

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Country:

Spain

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Freixenet: La clave Reserva See more »

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JWT, Ovídeo TV S.A. See more »
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1.85 : 1
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References Vertigo (1958) See more »

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Music
from North by Northwest (1959)
Written by Bernard Herrmann
Performed by The MGM Studio Orchestra
Licensed by Warner Brothers Entertainment
© 1959 by EMI April Music Inc. / Primary Wave Songs
Licensed by EMI Music Publishing Spain
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Dropping E For Film Buffs
1 August 2008 | by jzappaSee all my reviews

The Key To Reserva is a film buff's ten-minute joy drawn from seeing a born master filmmaker play around with a geeky little experiment. In under the amount of time it takes to get a coffee refill at Sitwell's, one sees a nearly complete suspense thriller, bookended by director Martin Scorsese's preface and reaction.

He announces his intention before we see the actual cut of the film, which is that he is trying to do justice to Hitchcock's style by doing it as he believes Hitchcock would do it today, as it is of a lost script for Alfred Hitchcock Presents. When we see the movie, though, it actually translates into the awkward cartoonishness of De Palma. However, it's fascinating for any film buff.


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