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    Unique ID Code: 0000004625
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    Added on: 30/4/2000 23:13
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    Vertigo (UK)

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    Alfred Hitchcock engulfs you in a whirlpool of terror and tension!
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 124 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Considered by many to be director Alfred Hitchcock`s greatest achievement comes this fully restored and remastered version of the haunting film classic. This special release also contains a restoration trailer and revealing documentary footage.

    Set in San Francisco, James Stewart portrays an agrophobic detective hired to trail a friend`s suicidal wife (Novak). After he successfully rescues her from a leap into the bay, he finds himself becoming obsessed with the beautifully troubled woman.

    One of cinema`s most chillingly romantic endeavers - it`s a fascinating myriad of haunting camera angles shot among some of San Francisco`s renowned landmarks. This film is a must for collectors; Leonard Maltin gives Vertigo four stars and hails it as "A genuinely great motion picture that demands multiple viewings."

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    `Obsessed with Vertigo` - 29mins Making Of Documentary with Interviews
    Feature-Length Commentary by Asst Producter Herbet Coleman
    The Restoration Team, and Other `Vertigo` Crew
    Production Notes
    Theatrical Trailer
    Cast and Filmmakers` Notes

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Alfred Hitchcock

    Written By:

    Barbara Bel Geddes
    Kim Novak
    James Stewart

    Soundtrack By:
    Bernard Herrmann

    Director of Photography:
    Robert Burks

    George Tomasini

    Costume Designer:
    Edith Head

    Alfred Hitchcock
    Herbert Coleman

    Columbia / Tristar

    Your Opinions and Comments

    10 / 10
    Good print. Though Picture is still slightly diffuse like in the vhs and tv versions. Some Grain and digital noise is also apparent, though altogther a satisfying visual experience.

    One of the best scores devised in the history of film also comes out better than ever.

    Overall better than any other alternative other than the cinema viewing
    posted by Richard73 on 16/10/2000 23:44
    6 / 10
    good, but dated film and the extras are good, but not very long
    posted by ad6 on 23/12/2000 21:33
    10 / 10
    One of Hitch`s best
    posted by Martin Zandstra on 17/7/2002 00:23