Monday 8th April 2013
Behind every Psycho is a great woman - as revealed in Hitchcock when it arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on 17th June 2013 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment as well as being available a week early, 10th June on DHD. Hitchcock explores the true love story between one of the most influential filmmakers of the last century, Alfred Hitchcock and his wife and partner Alma Reville as they struggle to make the seminal movie Psycho.
Although at the top of his game Alfred soon finds himself subject to suggestions of retirement. Keen to recapture the original thrill and energy from his youthful film making days Alfred settles on the lurid horror novel Psycho as his next project, much to everyone's misgivings. Self financed and lacking studio support Alfred and Alma soon discover there is more riding on this film than just monetary gain as their relationship is tested to its limits.
Hitchcock stars Academy Award® winner Anthony Hopkins (The Remains of the Day; The Silence of the Lambs) who gives a compelling performance as the master himself Alfred Hitchcock, Academy Award® winner Helen Mirren (The Debt; The Queen) as his most important critic Alma Reville and Scarlett Johansson (Avengers Assemble; Lost in Translation) as Hitchcock's blonde leading lady Janet Leigh.
Directed by Sacha Gervasi (Anvil: The Story of Anvil), the cast also includes: James D'Arcy (Cloud Atlas, W.E.) as Anthony Perkins, Jessica Biel (Total Recall) as Vera Miles, Toni Collette (Little Miss Sunshine, The Hours) as Peggy Robertson and Danny Huston (The Constant Gardener) as Whitfield Cook. The film is based on the book 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho' by Stephen Rebello.
An honest, revealing and humorous look at the untold true story of the master of suspense and his most important collaborator Alma Reville. Hitchcock comes to Blu-ray and DVD on 17th June 2013 (DHD 10th June) with a host of extras sure to satisfy any fan including the features Becoming the Master: From Hopkins to Hitchcock, Obsessed with Hitchcock and Deleted Scenes.
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.