16 August 2017, The Tablet
Hitchcock in the confessional: is the British director's Catholic upbringing the key to his films?
Secrets of a film-maker
His characters try to hide their sins and weaknesses (alcoholism, adultery, drug-addiction, murder) from the world and from themselves. ‘I am full of fears,’ he said. Is the Catholicism of his upbringing the key to understanding the films of Alfred Hitchcock?