Knowledge Identifier: $Vertigo_(film)
Category: Movies & TV (402)
Launched in 1950.
Countries: United States (56%), (22%), France (11%)
Linked to: American Film Institute, British Film Institute, HarperCollins, Legion of Honor
Every ten years since 1952, the British Film Institute's film magazine "Sight & Sound" has asked the world's leading film critics to compile a list of the 10 best films of all time
However, Hitchcock's interest in their work meant that Paramount Pictures commissioned a synopsis of "D'entre les morts" in 1954, before it had even been translated into English
Principal photography began on location in San Francisco in September 1957 under the working title "From Among the Dead"
However, even François Truffaut's important 1962 book of interviews with Hitchcock devotes only a few pages to "Vertigo"
" Obsession", a 1976 film by Brian De Palma, is heavily influenced by "Vertigo"
"High Anxiety", a 1977 film by Mel Brooks, is a parody of suspense films directed by Alfred Hitchcock, but leans on "Vertigo" in particular
The footage was discovered in Los Angeles in May 1993, and was added as an alternative ending on the laserdisc release, and later on DVD releases
In March 1997, the cultural French magazine "Les Inrockuptibles" published a special issue titled "Vertigo's" about the film locations in San Francisco, "Dans le décor", which lists and describes all actual locations
"Vertigo" was first released on DVD in March 1998
In October 2014, a new 4K restoration was presented at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco