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For this documentary, Kent Jones, former film critic and programming director with the New York Film Festival, gathered filmmakers to discuss the impact of François Truffaut’s seminal book, Cinema According to Hitchcock. When François Truffaut conducted the interviews with Alfred Hitchcock that would form the basis for the book in the early 1960s, he was a young and ambitious acolyte, and the immense pleasure of Jones’ film comes from the juxtaposition of current veterans like Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader and rising visionaries (David Fincher, Richard Linklater and Wes Anderson). The film plays like a guided tour and love letter to the craft of filmmaking, which can actually be embraced and enjoyed by anyone interested in the history of cinema. Grade: A