I CONFESS (Alfred Hitchcock, 1953)

Indoors, a standing bicycle collapses, elucidating the theme: the maintenance of balance; anxiety over its loss. What balance? Of good and evil in us? More so: between competing obligations, desires, the imaginary and the real.      Based on an updated old play by Paul Anthelme, Alfred Hitchcock’s tremendously moving I Confess begins with documentary shots of […]