Hitchcock/Truffaut is a 1966 book by François Truffaut about Alfred Hitchcock, originally released in French as Le Cinéma selon Alfred Hitchcock.[1]

AuthorFrançois Truffaut
GenreNon-fiction, film
PublisherSimon & Schuster

First published by Éditions Robert Laffont, it is based on a 1962 exchange between Hitchcock and Truffaut, in which the two directors spent a week in a room at Universal Studios talking about movies. After Hitchcock's death, Truffaut updated the book with a new preface and final chapter on Hitchcock's later films.[2]

The book is the inspiration for the 2015 documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut.[3]


  1. Truffaut, François (1983). Hitchcock/Truffaut. Google Books. Simon & Schuster.
  2. Singer, Matt (10 September 2015). "'Hitchcock/Truffaut' Review: One of the Best Film Books of All Time Is Now a Movie". Screen Crush. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  3. "Toronto Film Festival Adds 60+ Titles". IndieWire. Retrieved 11 August 2015.

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