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Frenzy

Frenzy

Frenzy

1972 / 116min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: ALFRED HITCHCOCK

CAST: JON FINCH, BARRY FOSTER, BARBARA LEIGH-HUNT, ANNA MASSEY

Alfred Hitchcock’s penultimate film, and the one that most lays bare his troubled erotic imagination, returned him to his native London, where a naked woman’s body is discovered floating in the Thames. A sadomasochistic strangler is on the loose in Covent Garden, and innocent barman Richard Blaney (Jon Finch) is taking the blame. Featuring two of Hitch’s most indelible murder set pieces: one shockingly explicit, the other pure suggestion, achieved through a seemingly impossible camera effect.