Read Matt's Hitchcock/Truffaut review of the must-see documentary chronicling the Master of Suspense and featuring David Fincher, Martin Scorsese, and more. Truffaut had just released the "Definitive" version of the book and this would be his last public appearance — just six months later, he died from a brain tumour. ]", where the meaning of a statement is unclear or ambiguous, additional information in square brackets is added to clarify the meaning, if the speaker seems to be addressing a specific person, it is marked as "[to AH]", "[to FT]" or "[to HS]" to indicate Hitchcock, Truffaut or Scott respectively, "——" is used to represent a speaker being interrupted or for when the speaker decides to change what they were initially going to say, pauses in mid-sentence are generally not indicated, as Hitchcock often pauses to allow Scott to translate into French and Scott often begins translating Truffaut before he has finished his sentence — where they are included, they are shown as "...", in general, the transcripts attempt to follow the flow of dialogue whenever possible. jwplayer("MWPlayer-19").setup({flashplayer: "/php/extensions/MediawikiPlayer/player.swf", width: "100%", height: "24", controlbar: "bottom", allowfullscreen: "true", backcolor: "eeeeee", file: "https://thejar.hitchcock.zone/files/audio/TruffautHitchcock1962_19.mp3"}); // ]]>. Hitchcock/Truffaut is a documentary directed by Kent Jones about François Truffaut’s book on Alfred Hitchcock also called Hitchcock/Truffaut. // ]]>. In 1962, François Truffaut persuaded Alfred Hitchcock to sit with him for a week long interview in which the great British auteur would share with his young admirer the secrets of his cinema. Although Truffaut could speak a little English, he hired Helen Scott (of the French Film Office in New York) to act as the translator for the interviews. HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT CLASSIC INTERVIEWS. In 1962, film critic and French New Wave director François Truffaut sat down with Alfred Hitchcock to record a week-long interview about Hitchcock’s entire body of work. Das aus tagelangen Gesprächen zusammengetragene Interview … Apart from the scholastic uses, Truffaut's massive book of interviews with Alfred Hitchcock is a Truffaut work through and through. jwplayer("MWPlayer-6").setup({flashplayer: "/php/extensions/MediawikiPlayer/player.swf", width: "100%", height: "24", controlbar: "bottom", allowfullscreen: "true", backcolor: "eeeeee", file: "https://thejar.hitchcock.zone/files/audio/TruffautHitchcock1962_06.mp3"}); // ]]>. As the movie opens, we are given a quick historical context within which these conversations took place, and the various contemporaries (Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson, David Lynch, etc.) // ]]>, // . In 1962 Alfred Hitchcock agreed to participate in an audio interview conducted by French New Wave director Francois Truffaut over an eight-day period. // ]]>, // . 2015. Some critics (of this book) have indicated that Truffaut was too kind to Hitchcock, that he agreed too readily with his opinions, that he couched his questions gently, but what the heck? Loading... Unsubscribe from Tallulah Bird? The interviews were used as the basis of Alain Riou and Stéphane Boulan's French stage play Hitch: When Truffaut Confronted Hitchcock. In 1962, Francois Truffaut persuaded Alfred Hitchcock to sit with him for a week long interview in which the great British auteur would share with his young admirer the secrets of his cinema. From the introduction to the first audio: In April 1962, François Truffaut wrote a long letter to Alfred Hitchcock. In the letter he wrote to Hitchcock earlier that year, Truffaut outlined his reasons for wanting to interview him in such depth: Paris, 2 June 1962 // ]]>. In 1962, Francois Truffaut persuaded Alfred Hitchcock to sit with him for a week long interview in which the great British auteur would share with his young admirer the secrets of his cinema. // ]]>, Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut (Aug/1962), Hitch: When Truffaut Confronted Hitchcock, articles about the Hitchcock/Truffaut Interviews, Lost in Translation? At the time, The Birds was in post-production, and Truffaut, who had kick-started the French New Wave movement with his debut feature The 400 Blows, had just directed his third film, Jules et Jim. [CDATA[ When Alfred met François: iconic directors joined forces for renowned series of interviews; Far-ranging conversations that spawned multimedia franchise enduring to the present day The most significant spin-offs influenced generations of fans, filmmakers and scholars alike [CDATA[ Leave a Comment / Uncategorized. The documentary features reflections from directors including James Gray, Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader, Wes Anderson, David Fincher, Arnaud Desplechin, and Olivier Assayas, and is narrated by Bob Balaban, who co-starred with Truffaut in Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977). In 1962, Hitchcock was a one-man franchise (Alfred Hitchcock Presents, etc), but Truffaut venerated Hitch, telling him “you are one of the world’s greatest directors”. [CDATA[ In 1962 Alfred Hitchcock agreed to participate in an audio interview conducted by French New Wave director Francois Truffaut over an eight-day period. In 1962, Alfred Hitchcock and a 30-year-old François Truffaut sequestered themselves in a windowless Hollywood office for a weeklong conversation. jwplayer("MWPlayer-17").setup({flashplayer: "/php/extensions/MediawikiPlayer/player.swf", width: "100%", height: "24", controlbar: "bottom", allowfullscreen: "true", backcolor: "eeeeee", file: "https://thejar.hitchcock.zone/files/audio/TruffautHitchcock1962_17.mp3"});
The great thing about these interviews between Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock is you can see how honest the two of them are being with each other. Alfred Hitchcock, Kent Jones . I remember being very impressed by the energy of Frenzy, particularly at that time in his life. The audio tapes of the interviews have not been released commercially. 57. The historical appeal alone was enough to make me WANT the thing, let alone read it. jwplayer("MWPlayer-3").setup({flashplayer: "/php/extensions/MediawikiPlayer/player.swf", width: "100%", height: "24", controlbar: "bottom", allowfullscreen: "true", backcolor: "eeeeee", file: "https://thejar.hitchcock.zone/files/audio/TruffautHitchcock1962_03.mp3"}); jwplayer("MWPlayer-7").setup({flashplayer: "/php/extensions/MediawikiPlayer/player.swf", width: "100%", height: "24", controlbar: "bottom", allowfullscreen: "true", backcolor: "eeeeee", file: "https://thejar.hitchcock.zone/files/audio/TruffautHitchcock1962_07.mp3"}); // ]]>. By 1966 Truffaut had copyrighted the transcripts and the book was released the following year as Hitchcock / Truffaut (Le Cinéma selon Alfred Hitchcock). Common terms and phrases. jwplayer("MWPlayer-1").setup({flashplayer: "/php/extensions/MediawikiPlayer/player.swf", width: "100%", height: "24", controlbar: "bottom", allowfullscreen: "true", backcolor: "eeeeee", file: "https://thejar.hitchcock.zone/files/audio/TruffautHitchcock1962_01.mp3"}); Hitchcock/Truffaut "It conveys not just the artistry of a popular director but also captures a passion for cinema as a way of life." // ]]>. // ]]>. [CDATA[ A rare 1969 interview with Hitchcock has been transcribed for the site. Read Matt's Hitchcock/Truffaut review of the must-see documentary chronicling the Master of Suspense and featuring David Fincher, Martin Scorsese, and more. The book was essentially a transcript of a week-long interview/conversation between directors Alfred Hitchcock and Francois Truffaut. // ]]>. // ]]>, //