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Greg Mclean

Director

“From the Hitchcock point of view, when I first started this I spent a long time really obsessed with his movies. If you’re doing a thriller or horror, he’s obviously the greatest filmmaker in that genre ever. You can learn everything you need to know from him about how to create suspense. Creating likeable characters and isolating them, it’s such a simple principal but unless you have those… Read more
“From the Hitchcock point of view, when I first started this I spent a long time really obsessed with his movies. If you’re doing a thriller or horror, he’s obviously the greatest filmmaker in that genre ever. You can learn everything you need to know from him about how to create suspense. Creating likeable characters and isolating them, it’s such a simple principal but unless you have those characters you believe in and care for, it doesn’t really matter what happens to them. So it’s about combining those basics of the Hitchcock set pieces and re-conceptualizing the clichés.” Read less