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The name Alfred Hitchcock not only stands for unique film art, but also for nail-biting high tension. In addition to great classics such as «Vertigo», «The Birds», «The Invisible Third» or «Psycho», one should not forget his lesser-known works. For example » Frenzy «, which will be broadcast on RBB today, May 14 at 11:30 p.m.
For us, the serial killer thriller, which is the penultimate work of the British filmmaker icon, is even one of the best films of all time. The official FILMSTARTS review gave «Frenzy» the absolute highest rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Author Ulrich Behrens writes in it: “One can argue for a long time about which is probably the best Hitchcock thriller. ‘Frenzy’ is undoubtedly one of the thriller expert’s masterpieces, largely because of its ingenious blend of thriller and sarcasm.”
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That’s what «Frenzy» is about
A woman’s body floats down the Thames. She is completely naked, only a tie is wrapped around her neck. This is yet another victim of the infamous ‘tie killer’ that has been terrorizing London for some time. At the same time, former Royal Air Force pilot Richard Blaney ( Jon Finch ) is plagued by bad luck: he loses his job as a bartender and is left penniless on the streets.
Despite this, Richard refuses to resort to financial support from his ex-wife Brenda ( Barbara Leigh-Hunt ). However, when she is murdered a short time later, the investigating Inspector Oxford ( Alex McCowen ) immediately suspects Blaney — after all, Brenda’s secretary saw him near the crime scene. But the real killer is still out there — and closer to Blaney than he first imagined…
Frenzy Trailer OV