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By D. A. Miller

ISBN-10: 022637467X

ISBN-13: 9780226374673

ISBN-10: 022651434X

ISBN-13: 9780226514345

No filmmaker has extra effectively courted mass-audience realizing than Alfred Hitchcock, and none has been studied extra intensively through scholars. In Hidden Hitchcock, D. A. Miller does what turns out most unlikely: he discovers what has remained unseen in Hitchcock’s videos, a mystery kind that imbues his motion pictures with a thorough duplicity.

Focusing on 3 films—Strangers on a Train, Rope, and The flawed Man—Miller indicates how Hitchcock anticipates, even calls for a “Too-Close Viewer.” living inside of us all and vigilant even if every little thing seems to be in solid order, this Too-Close Viewer makes an attempt to determine greater than the director issues out, to extend the distance of the movie and the length of the viewing experience. And, due to Hidden Hitchcock, that obsessive awareness is rewarded. In Hitchcock’s visible puns, his so-called continuity mistakes, and his hidden appearances (not to be pressured together with his cameos), Miller unearths wellsprings of enigma.

Hidden Hitchcock is a revelatory paintings that not just indicates how little we all know this most sensible identified of filmmakers, but additionally how close to such too-close viewing involves cinephilic madness.

 

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