7:30 PM, 22nd September, 2023
After a brief flirtation in a San Francisco pet shop, wealthy socialite Melanie (Tippi Hendren) decides to visit charming lawyer Mitch (Rod Taylor) in his hometown of Bodega Bay. Shortly after she arrives, Melanie is attacked by a seagull – which turns out to be the beginning of a spate of inexplicable and violent bird attacks on the citizens of the quiet coastal town.
Following on from the massive success of Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock took to the skies for his next film, one of the earliest examples of natural horror and precursor to films like Jaws. 60 years on, The Birds continues to thrill audiences with its psychological suspense, innovative special effects and thought-provoking themes. You’ll never look at our feathered friends the same way again!