Pacific Northwest Pictures (PNP) has acquired the Canadian rights to New York City-based Cohen Media Group’s documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut.
Directed by Kent Jones, the film’s theatrical run in Canada begins on
Dec. 18 at the Vancity Theatre. The doc will also screen in an
exclusive engagement at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on Dec. 4. Two days
earlier, the doc will debut theatrically in the U.S., where it is
distributed by Cohen Media.
The documentary, which had its world premiere at this year’s Toronto
International Film Festival, recounts the meeting of Francois Truffaut
and Alfred Hitchcock in 1962. Based on the original recordings of the
meeting, filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, David Fincher, Arnaud
Desplechinand Kiyoshi Kurosawa talk about how Truffaut’s book Cinema According to Hitchcock influenced their work.
Hitchcock/Truffaut is produced by Charles Cohen of Cohen Media Group and Oliver Mille of Artline Films.