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78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene (2017)

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Not Rated | | Documentary | 13 October 2017 (USA)
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An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), the "man behind the curtain", and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marli Renfro Marli Renfro ... Herself
Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself (archive footage)
Tere Carrubba Tere Carrubba ... Herself
Alan Barnette Alan Barnette ... Himself
Richard Stanley ... Himself
Elijah Wood ... Himself
Bret Easton Ellis ... Himself
Leigh Whannell ... Himself
Karyn Kusama ... Herself
Peter Bogdanovich ... Himself
Scott Spiegel ... Himself
Daniel Noah ... Himself
Mick Garris ... Himself
Stephen Rebello ... Himself
Marco Calavita Marco Calavita ... Himself
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An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), the "man behind the curtain", and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema.

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78 Shots & 52 Cuts That Changed Cinema Forever

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English

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13 October 2017 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,738, 15 October 2017

Gross USA:

$37,664

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,838
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Marli Renfro, the body double for Janet Leigh, was also an original Playboy bunny and was featured on the cover of the September 1960 issue. See more »

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25 May 2019 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

No it's not about any sport - if that was not included in the Box Set I bought I might not have known from the title alone what this would be about. But I reckon someone very knowledgeable about Psycho does know - if you don't or haven't seen Psycho: do not read on! And of course do not watch the documentary. Because the title of the documentary is of course something that is attached to a very special scene in Psycho.

And I'm talking about the shower scene. It may seem weird to make a documentary just about one scene in one movie (and it not even being the big twist at the end of the movie), but here it is. And it is a really good one. A lot of filmmakers and actors are in this and they talk about Psycho but also about Hitchcock in general. So you get some of his other movies mixed in here, while again primarily focussing on the shower scene. And it is a great one - still getting people excited or afraid. And when the actress from back then says she never showered again (true or not, only she knows), it's just amazing ...


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