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78/52 - Short Film Festival

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The Birds

692 High Road Leytonstone

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E11 3AA

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An in-depth look at the iconic shower scene in alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" - composed of 78 setups and 52 cuts - and the screen murder that profoundly changed world cinema.

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Short Films : 730pm

78/52 Screening : 830pm

"Alexandre O. Philippe's 78/52 tells us everything we wanted to know about Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, but were afraid to ask. It is 90 minutes of riveting analysis and forensic insight into a film which truly can boast the distinction of changing genre cinema." - ★★★★ CineVue

"Film students should be required by law to watch this" - ★★★★ Empire

"78/52 is a delightful attempt at unmasking the enigmatic genius of the chef d’œuvre of cinema." - ★★★★ The Upcoming

"This is yet more proof of the man’s film-making brilliance, featuring behind-the-scenes footage of his quirky personality and dedication to his art" - ★★★★★ Phase 9

"Philippe’s deep docu-study does for Norman’s place what Room 237 did for the Overlook: reopens old haunts for welcome re-investigation." - ★★★★ Total Film

"78/52 is an engaging and insightful companion piece to a truly influential piece of cinema." - ★★★★ The List

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