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BATES MOTEL (2013) Season 1: First 6 Minutes: Norman & Mom Introduced

Bates Motel

Bates Motel First 6 Minutes. Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin‘s Bates Motel (2013) first six minutes star Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore. Bates Motel‘s plot synopsis: “Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s genre-defining film, “Psycho,” “Bates Motel” is a contemporary exploration of the formative years of Norman Bates’ relationship with his mother, Norma, and the world they inhabit. Viewers will have access to their dark, twisted back story and learn firsthand how Norma helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all.”

We previously published the Bates Motel (2013) TV show trailer, TV spot 1, TV spot 2.

More on the series:

“Bates Motel” serves as a prequel to the most famous fright film of all-time, “Psycho.” …“Bates Motel” will give viewers an intimate understanding of how Norman Bates’ psyche developed from his childhood through his teen years. Fans will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first hand how his mother, Norma, and her lover damaged Norman, helping forge the most well-known serial killing motel owner in history.

On Psycho:

Psycho is a 1960 American suspense/horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, and Janet Leigh. The screenplay is by Joseph Stefano, based on the 1959 novel Psycho by Robert Bloch loosely inspired by the crimes of Wisconsin murderer and grave robber Ed Gein.

The film centers on the encounter between a secretary, Marion Crane (Leigh), who ends up at a secluded motel after embezzling money from her employer, and the motel’s disturbed owner-manager, Norman Bates (Perkins), and its aftermath.

Bates Motel also stars Nestor Carbonell, Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke, Mike Vogel, Jere Burns, and Conchita Campbell.

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Source: Wikipedia, Dreadcentral

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