Understanding Psycho: The Uncanny

Sigmund Freud’s concept of the uncanny––when the familiar suddenly become strange ––lurks in Hitchcock’s horror classic, Psycho. Is This Just Fantasy explores the uncanny in Psycho, with reference to her thesis, “Psycho’s Moebius Strip (Or: How Marion got her uncanny lunch and ate it, too)”.


Psychological Horror


Psychological Thriller


Alfred Hitchcock


Psycho