Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Man gets shot in the eye on a large set of steps in a large crowd. (exactly like the Odessa step sequence)
Same gag repeated about a man trying to cross the street in an onflow of traffic
Chabrol does l'homage to Hitchcock with the umbrellas in the rain scene.
Hitchcock discusses the crashing plane special effect.
Alfred Hitchcock talks about it.
mentioned in the film
Mentioned in dialogue.
When the unmarked police car crashes (during the scene where they chase Clark Kellogg), a cinema is in the background; this film is on the marquee.
Courtroom scene with the reporters in the rain is a staged just like in Hitchcock film
The "amateur" speeches.
mentioned by Patricia Hitchcock
The level titles are takes on movies. One level was called Foreign Correspondent.
You can see the poster of the film in the school film room.
Hiding in a crowd of people holding open umbrellas, like in this thriller.
Acknowledged by Christopher Nolan as a key influence.
A clip is shown.
Clips are shown.
Clips are shown
Clips included in documentary
An early scene where the grandfatherly figure encourages the central protagonist mimics the Cathedral tower scene in the latter film.