The Genius of Hitchcock: The Lodger

The Lodger

From the archive

This film was last shown on 21 July 2012

The Genius of Hitchcock: The Lodger - live from the Barbican

With new score by Nitin Sawhney performed by the London Symphony Orchestra

Be the first to see Alfred Hitchcock’s early British masterpiece The Lodger, restored to its former glory by the BFI National Archive and presented with live music accompaniment.

The Lodger is a suspense thriller shot against a back-drop of a fog-shrouded London and featuring matinee idol of the day,Ivor Novello in the title role. Multi-award winning composer and producer Nitin Sawhney has composed a brand new score for The Lodger.

Showroom Cinema and the CAV Network present a live cinecast of The Lodger that includes a pre-show reel of mini-docs. It is followed by a Q&A with Nitin Sawhney where you can tweet your questions.

Nitin Sawhney is an Indian-British musician, producer and composer. His critically acclaimed work combines Asian and other worldwide influences with elements of jazz and electronica. His nine studio albums have won fifteen major international awards.

Performed live by Nitin Sawhney and the London Symphony Orchestra.


Alfred Hitchcock
150 mins
Ivor Novello, June, Malcolm Keen, Marie Ault


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