The most-discussed work of the master; despairingly sardonic and demanding of multiple viewings. Hitchcock's intensely personal and frighteningly self-revealing picture, VERTIGO is the story of a man (Stewart as Hitch) who is possessed by the image of a former love (Novak as Vera Miles)
and becomes increasingly compulsive in his attempts to make another woman (Novak as Novak) over in that image. We'll explain.
Stewart is a former San Francisco policeman who suffers from vertigo--a dizzying sensation brought on by his acrophobia. When he gets a call from a former classmate, shipping magnate Gavin Elster (Helmore), he agrees to play detective and shadow the millio...