Questions tagged [vertigo]

Vertigo (1958) is an American mystery thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock and based on Pierre Boileau's and Thomas Narcejac's novel D'entre les morts (1954). The film stars James Stewart as John 'Scottie' Ferguson and Kim Novak as Judy Barton (and Madeleine Elster). It topped the British Film Institute's 2012 Sight & Sound poll of the greatest films ever made.

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Is Chandhramukhi / Manichitrathazhu / Bhool Bhulaiyaa a partial copy of Vertigo?

I watched Vertigo recently and I noticed that there were some really striking similarities between Vertigo and Chandramukhi/ Manichitrathazhu /Bhool Bhulaiyaa. Is it true that the makers really ...
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Vertigo Scene Explanation - Did Hitchcock Cheat the Audience?

In Hitchcock's Vertigo, there is one part of the film that has never made sense to me and I believe that it was a cheap ploy to mislead the audience until the ultimate reveal (I won't spoil it here). ...
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Hitchcock, Stewart and Grant

The 1958 film Vertigo was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starred Jimmy Stewart. Here and there I encounter the suggestion that upon the release of Vertigo, Hitchcock felt disappointed in Stewart and ...