How the Psycho shower scene changed films
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78/52: How Hitchcock’s Psycho shower scene changed cinema

One of the most memorable sequences in the history of cinema is the harrowing murder scene in a shower in Alfred Hitchcock’s film Psycho.

A new documentary called 78/52 explores that one scene in considerable detail looking at it from a cultural and social perspective. The film goes on to deconstruct the whole sequence.

The BBC’s Talking Movies’ Tom Brook reports.

Talking Movies is broadcast on BBC World News.

  • 12 Oct 2017