Vertigo

"Essential"

Vertigo Review


Awesome and brilliant, Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo was recently restored, and its power is immense. Jimmy Stewart never did finer work, and Hitchcock's masterpiece, though its meaning may be lost on many, reveals a man at his most obsessed -- an apt metaphor for Hitch himself. The restored Vertigo features vibrant colors and a crystal clear soundtrack, but it's the tale of Stewart's heights-fearing detective who gets caught up with the woman he's investigating that makes Vertigo such a treat. Old San Francisco has never looked more devious, and Hitchcock has never been better.

DVD features numerous bonus features and remains a definitive collector's item.



Vertigo

Facts and Figures

Genre: Thriller

Run time: 128 mins

In Theaters: Monday 21st July 1958

Box Office Worldwide: $7.3M

Budget: $2.5M

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures

Production compaines: Paramount Pictures, Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Fresh: 57 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 8.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Starring: as Det. John 'Scottie' Ferguson, as Madeleine Elster/Judy Barton, as Marjorie 'Midge' Wood, as Gavin Elster, as Coroner, Raymond Bailey as Scottie's doctor, as Manager of McKittrick Hotel, as Pop Leibel, as Car owner mistaken for Madeleine, Bess Flowers as Diner at Ernie's

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