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Vertigo (1958)

Vertigo (1958)

A thriller of dreamlike allure, it’s whipped to dizzying heights by a stunning score and otherworldly visuals. British Film Institute currently list it as the Greatest Film of All Time - no small praise!

Obsession has never looked better than in Hitchcock’s most mysterious piece. James Stewart plays a detective asked by an old friend to trail his wife (Kim Novak as the enigmatic Hitchcock blonde). After intervening in her attempted suicide, our hero inevitably falls in love, but their story takes an unexpected turn. A thriller of dreamlike allure, it’s whipped to dizzying heights by a stunning score and otherworldly visuals.

The must-see thriller for every movie buff, Vertigo is at its heart a tender story of boy meets girl and loses her, only to find and lose her again.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xU1tOILkIP4

ROSE AT BIG PICTURE SHOW SAYS: By far Hitchcock’s best movie. A haunting, stylish and gripping film - I could talk it over for hours afterwards.

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Running Time Help: 128 mins
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