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

Unrated

Documentary · 1h 31m · 10/13/2017

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78 shots and 52 cuts. That changed modern cinema.

Description

78/52 is a documentary film about the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. The film explores the scene's impact on cinema, as well as its place in the history of violence in film. The film features interviews with filmmakers, critics, and scholars, who discuss the scene's impact on their own work. They talk about the scene's use of violence, its sexual content, and its place in the history of horror cinema. The film also includes clips from Psycho, as well as other films that have been influenced by the shower scene. These clips show how the scene has been used to explore themes of violence, sexuality, and madness. 78/52 is a fascinating and thought-provoking film that offers a new perspective on one of the most iconic scenes in cinema history.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States
Cast
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Marli Renfro

Herself
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Alfred Hitchcock

Himself (archive footage)
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Tere Carrubba

Herself
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Alan Barnette

Himself
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Richard Stanley

Himself
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Elijah Wood

Himself
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Bret Easton Ellis

Himself
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Leigh Whannell

Himself
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Karyn Kusama

Herself
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Peter Bogdanovich

Himself
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Scott Spiegel

Himself
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Daniel Noah

Himself
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Mick Garris

Himself
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Stephen Rebello

Himself
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Marco Calavita

Himself
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Eli Roth

Himself
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Howie Movshovitz

Himself
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Illeana Douglas

Herself
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Aaron Moorhead

Himself
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Walter Murch

Himself
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Pepijn Caudron

Himself (as Kreng)
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David Thomson

Himself
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Neil Marshall

Himself
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Danny Elfman

Himself
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Bob Murawski

Himself
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Guillermo del Toro

Himself
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Jamie Lee Curtis

Herself
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Chris Innis

Herself
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Josh C. Waller

Himself
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Jeffrey Ford

Himself
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Oz Perkins

Himself (as Osgood Perkins)
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Timothy Standring

Himself
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Jim Hosney

Himself
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Bill Krohn

Himself
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Gary Rydstrom

Himself
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Norman Hollyn

Himself
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John Venzon

Himself
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Amy E. Duddleston

Herself
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Fred Raskin

Himself
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Shannon Mills

Himself
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Justin Benson

Himself
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Joseph Stefano

Himself (archive footage)
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Janet Leigh

Herself (archive footage)
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Martin Scorsese

Himself (voice) (archive footage)
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Clay Adams

Narrator: Alternative Shower Scene
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Elizabeth Allan

Barbara Rankin (archive footage)
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Judith Anderson

Mrs. Danvers (archive footage)
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Desi Arnaz

Himself (archive footage)
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Peggy Ashcroft

Margaret Crofter (archive footage)
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Frankie Avalon

Frankie (archive footage)
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Lucille Ball

Herself (archive footage)
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Martin Balsam

Milton Arbogast (archive footage)
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Judy Bamber

Alice (archive footage)
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Tallulah Bankhead

Constance Porter (archive footage)
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Leslie Banks

Bob Lawrence (archive footage)
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Sean Bean

Eddard Stark (archive footage)
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Monica Bellucci

Alex (archive footage)
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Ingrid Bergman

Alicia Huberman / Dr. Constance Petersen (archive footage)
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Marilyn Burns

Sally Hardesty (archive footage)
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Karlheinz Böhm

Mark Lewis (archive footage)
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Bruce Campbell

Ash (archive footage)
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Véra Clouzot

Christina Delassalle (archive footage)
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Joseph Cotten

Young Charlie (archive footage)
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Tony Curtis

Joe / Josephine (archive footage)
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Anthony Dawson

Charles Swann (archive footage)
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Doris Day

Josephine Conway McKenna (archive footage)
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Laraine Day

Carol Fisher (archive footage)
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Mali Elfman

Herself
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Robert Ellenstein

Licht (archive footage)
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Jeannie Epper

Herself
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Margo Epper

Body Double - Mother in Shower Sequence (archive footage)
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Violet Farebrother

Mrs. Whittaker (archive footage)
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Joan Fontaine

Lina McLaidlaw (archive footage)
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Annette Funicello

Dee Dee (archive footage)
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John Gavin

Sam Loomis (archive footage)
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Emilie Germain

Retro Marli Renfro
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Cary Grant

Roger Thornhill / John Robie / T.R. Devlin (archive footage)
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Kathryn Grant

Mary Pilant (archive footage)
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Gene Hackman

Harry Caul (archive footage)
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Gunnar Hansen

Leatherface (archive footage)
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Anne Heche

Marion Crane (archive footage)
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Tippi Hedren

Melanie Daniels (archive footage)
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Hugh Hefner

Himself (archive footage)
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Phillip Lloyd Hegel

Foley Artist
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Bernard Herrmann

Himself (archive footage)
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Patricia Hitchcock

Caroline (archive footage)
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Boris Karloff

The Monster (archive footage)
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Grace Kelly

Frances Stevens / Lisa Carol Fremont (archive footage)
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Leopoldine Konstantin

Madame Sebastian (archive footage)
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Jessie Royce Landis

Clara Thornhill (archive footage)
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John Laurie

Crofter (archive footage)
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Kate Drain Lawson

Senora Delgado (archive footage)
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Jack Lemmon

Jerry / Daphne (archive footage)
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Norman Lloyd

Frank Fry (archive footage)
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Carole Lombard

Ann Krausheimer Smith (archive footage)
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Marion Lorne

Mrs. Anthony (archive footage)
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Ken Lynch

Charley (archive footage)
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Tobey Maguire

Peter Parker (archive footage)
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Geoff Marslett

Killer
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Joel McCrea

Johnny Jones (archive footage)
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Patrick McVey

Sergeant Flamm (archive footage)
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Theresa Mercado

Victim
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Paul Meurisse

Michel Delasalle (archive footage)
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Vera Miles

Lila Crane (archive footage)
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Ray Milland

Tony Wendice (archive footage)
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Dick Miller

Walter Paisley (archive footage)
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Mort Mills

Highway Patrolman (archive footage)
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Demi Moore

Molly Jensen (archive footage)
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Edwin Neal

Hitchiker (archive footage)
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Kim Novak

Madeleine Elster / Judy Barton (archive footage)
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Ivor Novello

The Lodger (archive footage)
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Anthony Perkins

Norman Bates (archive footage)
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Claude Rains

Alexander Sebastian (archive footage)
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Lorna Raver

Mrs. Ganush (archive footage)
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Gene Raymond

Jeff Custer (archive footage)
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Alma Reville

Herself (archive footage)
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Thelma Ritter

Stella (archive footage)
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Kasey Rogers

Miriam Joyce Haines (archive footage)
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Eva Marie Saint

Eve Kendall (archive footage)
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Telly Savalas

Erich Streator (archive footage)
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Moira Shearer

Vivian (archive footage)
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Jim Siedow

Old man (archive footage)
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Simone Simon

Irena Dubrovna (archive footage)
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Bobby Spindola

Pedro Delgado (archive footage)
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James Stewart

Paul Biegler / L.B. 'Jeff' Jefferies (archive footage)
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Patrick Swayze

Sam Wheat (archive footage)
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Sara Taft

Nun (archive footage)
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Gloria Talbott

Kay Scott (archive footage)
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Jessica Tandy

Lydia Brenner (archive footage)
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Elizabeth Taylor

Catherine Holly (archive footage)
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June Tripp

Daisy (archive footage)
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Robert Walker

Bruno Anthony (archive footage)
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Joseph N. Welch

Judge Weaver (archive footage)
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Adam Williams

Valerian (archive footage)
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Maisie Williams

Arya Stark (archive footage)
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Teresa Wright

Young Charlie (archive footage)
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Jane Wyman

Cary Scott (archive footage)
Crew
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Alexandre O. Philippe

Director
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Alexandre O. Philippe

Writer
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78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene

(Blu-ray, Clamshell)

2/27/2018

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