78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene

  |  87 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Documentary taking a look at the enduring legacy of the infamous and iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho - in which Janet Leigh's character Marion Crane is stabbed to death - a segment that arguably changed the course of world cinema. The sequence took a week to film and used up a quarter of the movie's entire production schedule, requiring 78 set-ups and 52 cuts to achieve.