Director - Alfred Hitchcock
Marion Crane is trusted by her boss (owner of a real estate agent) to bank $40,000.00 in cash but temptation gets the better of her and Marion steels the money. Knowing that she will be looked for she decides to drive out of town to hide. Staying off the beaten track she finds herself at a motel being run by Norman Bates a sufferer of schizophrenia who's personality spits between himself and his mother that her previously murdered. Resulting in some of the most powerful and chilling murder scenes put to film.
Fig 1. Psycho, DVD cover, 1960 [photography], http://horror-movie.net/_images/posters/psycho1960-1.jpg
Fig 2. Rope, Movie Still, 1960, [photography], http://thisdistractedglobe.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/Psycho%201960%
Fig 3. Rope, Movie Still, 1960, [photography], http://course1.winona.edu/pjohnson/h140/studentsf01/psycho/psycho1.jpg
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