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Psycho Film Review


"Psycho" is a Horror / Thriller movie that was directed by the master of thriller - "Alfred Hitchcock". The movie was released in 1960 in New York. The movie was based on a novel of the same name, written by "Robert Bloch". And the screenplay was written by "Joseph Stefano". Alfred Hitchcock is mainly known for making "Vertigo, North by Northwest, Rope, Family Plot, Frenzy, Topaz, Torn Curtain, Marnie, The Birds, The Wrong Man, The Man Who Knew Too Much, The Trouble with Harry, To Catch a Thief, Lux Video Theater, I Confess, Rear Window, Strangers on a train, Stage Fright, Under Capricorn" and many other films.


Marion, after stealing her employer's money, she gets disappeared. Her sister and her lover tries to find her and ends up by the Bates Motel. There they meet a weird, creepy man called Norman Bates.

Cinematography, Lighting and Editing

The cinematographer of the movie is "John L. Russell" who is a Academy Award nominated cinematographer. He is well known for making "General Electric Theater, Headline Hunters, The Man From Planet X, Backtrack!, Now You See It Now You Don't, Jigsaw, Run For Your Life, Theatre of Stars, Out Of Sight, The Virginian, Billie, Kraft Suspense theatre, McHale's Navy, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Wagon Train, Broadside, The Munsters, Arrest and Trial, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Cabinet of Calgari, The Tall Man, Bachelor Father, Frontier Circus, Tales Of Wells Fargo, 87th Precinct, Checkmate, Whispering Smith, Boris Karloff Presents, Overland Trial, Startime, johnny Staccato" and many other films.

The second camera operator of the movie is "Rex Wimpy" who is an Academy Award nominated filmmaker. Som of his well known movies are "To Have and Have Not, Air Force, Dodge City, The Misfits, The Reluctant Astronaut, Tenderfoot, Bronco, Bourbon Street Beat, House about It, Love at First Bite" and many other films.

The editor of the movie is "George Tomasini" who is an Academy Award nominated film editor. Some of his well known movies are "North by Northwest, The Time Machine, Vertigo, Marnie, In Harm's Away, 7 Faces of Dr. Lao, Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?, The Birds, Cape Fear, The Misfits, I Married a Monster from outer space, Hear me good, The Wrong Man, The Man who knew Too Much, To Catch a Thief, Rear Window, Stalag 17, Elephant Walk, The Turning Point, Benjy, Wild Harvest, Union Pacific, Red Hot and Blue, Night Has A Thousand Eyes, Beyond Glory, The Trouble with Marnie" and many other films.

Acting and Casting 

The top billed cast of the movie is "Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John Mclntire, Simon Oakland, Frank Albertson, 
Patricia Hitchcock, Vaughn Taylor, Lurene Tuttle, John Anderson and Mort Mills".

The casting director of the movie is "Jere Henshaw" who is a well known casting director in the industry. Some of his well known movies are "can't buy me my Love, The Towering Inferno, Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man, The Amityville Horror, Rescue Me, Happy Together, Mischief, Hellbound, Walker Texas Ranger, Deadly Blessing, Underground Aces, How To Beat The High Cost Of Living, Defiance, Meteor, Love at First Bite, Force 10 from Navarone, Our Winning Season" and many other films.