The Man Who Knew Too Much, 1956, Alfred Hitchcock

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

US 1956

Age 15 plus
"A single crash of cymbals and how it rocked the lives of an American family." In The Man Who Knew Too Much Hitchcock constructs a movie all around one single moment, the crash of the cymbals. While on holiday Doris Day and James Stewart stumple through an assessination plot they know nothing about. Still somehow they intuatively find their way through it. Thus the Brit Hitchcock is telling a story about the crisis of identity of the American Average Jane & Joe in contact with the strange worlds of Marrakesh, London and espionage.
 
The screening (D: Alfred Hitchcock, 121 min) in original language will be followed by a 60-minute analysis of chosen sequences.