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Alfred Hitchcock Film Festival

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Classic movies from the master of suspense
If you remember the films from the creative mind of Alfred Hitchcock and want to see them on the big screen again, then Windsor Cinema has the Alfred Hitchcock Film Festival from 28 July until 10 August.

This exclusive cinema event wll screen 11 of Hitchcock's best films covering the period from 1940's up to 1963.

Included in the showing is Rebecca, the 1940 American gothic romance/thriller, a masterpiece of haunting atmosphere and gripping suspense. Adapted from Daphne du Maurier's 1938 novel it stars Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine.

Psycho is one of the most spine-tingling horror films ever made, and arguably the first example of the slasher film, Hitchcock works with Janet Leigh and Anthony Perkins in what is considered one of his best and greatest films.

Dial M for Murder has Hitchcock's favourite icy blonde, Grace Kelly starring. A husband plots to kill his unfaithful wife but when the plan goes awry and she survives, he must evade police suspicion in order to keep his plan uncovered.

Vertigo has a San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. One of Martin Scorsese's favourite films of all time.

Other films to be screened include Spellbound, Notorious, Strangers on a Train, Rear Window,To Catch a Thief, North by Northwest and Birds.

Tickets are $20 per person or $14.50 for seniors. If you are a Luna Privalege card holder you pay only $15 per film.

Windsor Cinema is on Stirling Highway in Nedlands. There is ample free parking behind the cinema.

Check Luna Palace website under film festivals for session times.

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Why? To rewatch Alfred Hitchcock's greatest films
When: 28 July to 10 August 2016
Where: Windsor Cinema, 98 Stirling Highway, Nedlands
Cost: $20 per person or $14.50 concession
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