The Girl

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November 8, 2016

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »
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Drama | Mystery | Thriller

Director: David Riker

Stars: Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rivas, Austin West

Хичкок

Biography | Drama

Director: Sacha Gervasi

Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson

Marnie

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Stars: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Martin Gabel

Original Sins

Drama

Director: Jan Egleson

Stars: Mark Harmon, Julianne Phillips, Ron Perlman

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When Grace Kelly retires from films to marry Prince Rainier Alfred Hitchcock looks for a similar blonde and finds her in TV model,the little known Tippi Hedren,who will star in his film adaptation of horror story 'The Birds'. Hitchcock is obsessed with Tippi sexually and,when she rebuffs his advances,sadistically puts her through five days of filming where she is attacked and injured by real birds. Hitchcock's wife Alma and his assistant Peggy are appalled but can do nothing. Tippi is resolved that she will not give in to Hitchcock despite the situation giving her nightmares. Hitchcock and Tippi make a second film,'Marnie'. Having admitted that Alma is the only woman he has ever had sex with and that he now finds her cold Hitchcock continues to pursue Tippi, bombarding her with phone calls declaring his love for her yet reminding her that he alone made her famous and she owes him. At this stage Tippi demands that her contract be terminated and an end title states that they never ... Written by don @ minifie-1

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He made her his star. And his darkest obsession.
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Release Date:

20 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Девушка See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

91 min

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 See full technical specs »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Sienna Miller met with Tippi Hedren, the character she was set to play, at her Shambala Preserve in Acton, California. Sienna spent a day with Tippi as part of her research for the role, and the pair became great friends after the experience. See more »

Goofs

In one scene, Hitchcock and the screenwriter of 'Marnie' conduct a conversation in the back of a car en route to the studio. In external shots, the car is seen driving on the right (on temporarily closed roads) but in internal shots the car is driving on the left. The film was made in South Africa, where cars drive on the left. See more »

Quotes

[Alfred Hitchcock pours a glass of wine for Tippi Hedren, just after he has first met her]
Alfred Hitchcock: This is a very fine Californian pinot noir. It's called the heartbreak grape. Do you know why? Of all the grapes used to make wine, these are the most fragile. It has a very thin skin, prone to disease, mould, every kind of rot and virus known to the vintner's art. So growing pinot noir is a bit like making a movie - heartbreak guaranteed.
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Connections

References Dr. No (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Tristan And Isolde: Act I Prelude
Written by Richard Wagner
Performed by Daniel Barenboim (as Daniel Baranboim)
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