Directed by Alfred Hitchcock / Starring Grace Kelly and James Stewart.
François Truffaut: I imagine the story appealed to you primarily because it represented a technical challenge: a whole film from the viewpoint of one man, and embodied in a single, large set. 
Alfred Hitchcock: Absolutely. It was a possibility of doing a purely cinematic film. You have an immobilized man looking out. That's one part of the film. The second part shows what he sees and the third part how he reacts. The is actually the purest expression of a cinematic idea. 
Truffaut, François. Hitchcock/Truffaut. Revised Edition. London: Faber and Faber, 2017. Print. Page 214.

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