Vertigo (1958)

8.75 / Rated by 4 people

Drama
Mystery
Romance
Thriller
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128 min.
Plot  After a rooftop chase, where his fear of heights and vertigo result in the death of a policeman, San Francisco detective John "Scottie" Ferguson retires. Scottie tries to conquer his fear, but his friend and ex-fiancée Midge Wood says that another severe emotional shock may be the only cure.

An acquaintance from college, Gavin Elster, asks Scottie to follow his wife, Madeleine, claiming that she is in some sort of danger. Scottie reluctantly agrees, and follows Madeleine to a florist where she buys a bouquet of flowers, to the Mission San Francisco de Asís and the grave of one Carlotta Valdes (1831–1857), and to the Legion of Honor art museum where she gazes at the ''Portrait of Carlotta''. He watches her enter the McKittrick Hotel, but on investigation she does not seem to be there.

A local historian explains that Carlotta Valdes committed suicide: she had been the mistress of a wealthy married man and bore his child; the otherwise childless man kept the child and cast C...
  

Director(s)

Cast

James Stewart
John "Scottie" Ferguson
Kim Novak
Judy Barton
Barbara Bel Geddes
Marjorie “Midge" Wood
Henry Jones
The coroner

Others

All Titles

Vertigo
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

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