This piece is very interesting. I like the way his face has been distorted into two different positions. It suggests a transitory moment of his two faces. One is a very serious face: time for game time, the other face is looking down. He is either smiling from happiness or grinning from failure. Margot Kessler
North by Northwest is a 1959 American thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. The screenplay was written by Ernest Lehman. North by Northwest is a tale of mistaken identity, with an innocent man pursued across the United States by agents of a mysterious organization who want to stop his interference in their plans to smuggle out microfilm containing government secrets.