Not so crazy: Cannes film upends Hitchcock’s ‘hysterical’ women

By: Deborah Cole via Agence France-Presse   Jessica Hausner, one of four female directors vying for the Cannes top prize, remembers watching “crazy women” in movies by the great Hollywood masters and sensing something was off.   “I mean ‘Vertigo’ — it was clear he was the one who was crazy,” she said of Hitchcock’s film noir classic in which a traumatised policeman (James Stewart) tracks a “hysterical” woman (Kim Novak).   For Hausner’s feminist sci-fi thriller “Little Joe,” which … Continue reading Not so crazy: Cannes film upends Hitchcock’s ‘hysterical’ women