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North by Northwest Rated PG

North by Northwest

Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. USA, 1959. 2h 16m. Starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Leo G. Carroll, Martin Landau, Jessie Royce Landis, Philip Ober.

Date: Tuesday 26 June
Time: 6pm

From a murder at the United Nations to a climactic battle on the giant stone faces of Mount Rushmore, North by Northwest is considered Hitchcock’s masterpiece by many. In this tale of mistaken identity, Cary Grant is pursued across America in a bid to clear his name and stay alive.

This film has been programmed as part of the Oxford Festival of the Arts. Tickets can be booked here.

'Certifiable classic territory, Hitchcock's glossiest entertainment is the closest the trickster ever came to an action movie.' Kim Newman, Empire Magazine

'A thriller so improbable that it becomes quite brilliant in evading even the most fantastic of audience guesses.' Almar Haflidason, BBC