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Alfred HITCHCOCK

Alfred HITCHCOCK

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Biography

Master of Suspence Alfred Hitchcock's (1899 - 1980) body of work remains one of the most recognized in all of world cinema. Born in London, Hitchcock entered the film industry in the 1920's as a designer of titles for the London branch of Famous Players-Lasky. His first directorial effort was the film THE PLEASURE GARDEN and he went on to make a number of silent films. In the mid 1930's, he directed a series thrillers that would launch his reputation internationally, including THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH (1934), THE 39 STEPS (1935), and THE LADY VANISHES (1938). His last film made in England was the period film JAMAICA INN (1939). Upon his arrival in Hollywood, he began a storied career that included such classics as REBECCA (1940), STRANGERS ON A TRAIN (1951), VERTIGO (1958), NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959) and PSYCHO (1960).

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Georges NASSER

Georges NASSER

HOU Hsiao-Hsien

HOU Hsiao-Hsien

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John Cameron MITCHELL

John Cameron MITCHELL

L.Rezan YESILBAS

L.Rezan YESILBAS

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Luc DARDENNE

Luc DARDENNE

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Lewis MILESTONE

Lewis MILESTONE

Maya DREIFUSS

Maya DREIFUSS

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Margarethe VON TROTTA

Margarethe VON TROTTA

Sergei EISENSTEIN

Sergei EISENSTEIN

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