CINE 23A Films of Alfred Hitchcock (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
An auteur study of the films of Alfred Hitchcock as both the "master of suspense" and an artist of anxiety. The course will explore Hitchcock's films in terms of their themes, stylistic tendencies and social/historical context. Hitchcock's place in film history and his influence will be explored in depth.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe the evolution of motion picture aesthetics as it relates to older historical and more traditional art forms (theater, visual arts, etc.) reflected in the work of Alfred Hitchcock.
- Outcome 2: Apply criteria relative to the examination of the works of an auteur director to Hitchcock
- Outcome 3: Apply methods for evaluating historic and aesthetic significance to the analysis of Hitchcock's films