TV Preview + Q&A: The Girl

Writer Gwyneth Hughes and director Julian Jarrold discuss their work on The Girl (2012), a TV film which explores the complex relationship between Alfred Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren. Hughes describes amassing valuable material for her script through interviews with both Hedren and Hitchcock's assistant director Jim Brown. Jarrold talks about working with actors Toby Jones and Sienna Miller, and recalls the enormous challenges he faced in recreating a scene from The Birds (1963).


Elsewhere on BFI Live



  • Do the Right Thing
  • L'Atalante
  • Psycho
  • Separation