Monday, December 3, 2012

17th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK opens with the silent film The Ring by Alfred Hitchcock.

17th edition of the  International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) is scheduled to open with The Ring by Alfred Hitchcock. the entire screening would be  with a live orchestra playing the music and background scores instead of the regular Dolby digital surrounding system. The 1927 film  directed by  Hitchcock has been restored by the British Film Institute from its archives. Other restored  films of Alfred Hitchcock   will  also be screened in the Retrospective Section. They are The Lodger, The Pleasure Garden, Champagne, and Downhill.

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