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Documentary about the meeting of two cinematic greats: Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut
A new film celebrates François Truffaut’s meeting with the master of suspense
A new opera based on Hitchcock’s thriller is flawed but superbly performed
A new biography of the ‘master of suspense’ that emphasises the film-maker’s Catholic upbringing
A chilling documentary tells the story of an unreleased wartime film about the death camps
Crowds so dense ‘needed a can opener for the Cannes opener’
David Rudkin’s stimulating, elliptical play reflects on the director’s psychology
Based on Highsmith and nodding to Hitchcock, Craig Warner’s play is powerful and compelling
Most tracks are mid-tempo and the emphasis is on subtle intrigue and flowing lyricism
A round-up of the week’s cinema releases
This week’s new films: ‘Hitchcock’, ‘I Give It a Year’, ‘A Liar’s Autobiography’, ‘I Wish’, ‘Warm Bodies’ and ‘No’
How do actors tackle politicians, from Thatcher to Brown?
Although there is a backlash against contemporary 3D cinema, a line has been crossed. It is not going to go away
Alfred Hitchcock sabotaged Tippi Hedren’s movie career after she rejected his advances. But the heroine of ‘The Birds’ and ‘Marnie’ says she has no regrets
This increasingly adventurous series uses the writer as an avatar, melding a golden-age plot with modern frankness
A hedge fund trading on fear lies at the heart of Robert Harris’s new thriller
Committee’s recommendations fall short
British films excel in subjects that have nothing to do with the concerns of ordinary people
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