Thursday, 18. December 2014
26. 06. 14. - 21:00
Haydn Kino is celebrating their 100th anniversary and they want you to join them on an incredible journey to the past. From June 10th to July 11th you will have the opporutnity to see 11 Classic (Digitally Remastered!) Movie Masterpieces!
A 1960 horror-thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, and Janet Leigh. The screenplay is by Joseph Stefano, based on the 1959 novel of the same name by Robert Bloch loosely inspired by the crimes of Wisconsin murderer and grave robber Ed Gein.
The film centers on the encounter between a secretary, Marion Crane (Leigh), who ends up at a secluded motel after embezzling money from her employer, and the motel's disturbed owner-manager, Norman Bates (Perkins), and its aftermath.
When originally made, the film was seen as a departure from Hitchcock's previous film North by Northwest, having been filmed on a low budget, with a television crew and in black and white.
Psycho initially received mixed reviews, but outstanding box office returns prompted reconsideration which led to overwhelming critical acclaim and four Academy Award nominations, including Best Supporting Actress for Leigh and Best Director for Hitchcock.
It is now considered one of Hitchcock's best films and praised as a work of cinematic art by international film critics and film scholars. Ranked among the greatest films of all time, it set a new level of acceptability for violence, deviant behavior and sexuality in American films.
Don't miss out on this fantastic chance to watch the films that have played a major role in transforming the world of cinema for decades! The tickets costs 9€ and every movie will be shown at 8:30pm.
Haydn Kino @ Mariahilfer Straße 57, 1060 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 1 587 22 62 / http://www.haydnkino.at
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