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Frenzy 1972 18

116 mins United Kingdom Director. Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock’s penultimate film saw him come full circle and return to the London where he made his name. His most brutal film, about a serial strangler on the loose in Covent Garden, Frenzy could arguably be seen as Hitchcock’s attempt to remain relevant in the wake of the 1970s surge in movie violence, but if anything in remains one of his most characteristic films, complete with suspense scenes, wrongfully accused men, virtuoso camerawork and dollops of gallows humour.

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Directed by

Alfred Hitchcock


Jon Finch

Alec McCowen

Barry Foster


Police drama


Hitchcock Collection Soho Stories Closed Captions


18 Contains a scene of sexual violence




United Kingdom



Production company

Universal Pictures Limited

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