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Film Quarterly (2010) - In Memoriam: The French Hitchcock




This column originally began as a musing on the new Blu-ray edition of Hitchcock's Psycho (I960), which let me see previously invisible lines, pores, makeup on the actors' faces: the ageless film looked old at last. But I was thrown off my subject by the death of Claude Chabrol - or rather, by a certain (to me) striking detail in his necrology.