vertigo script

Vertigo Beat Sheet

Vertigo Beat Sheet

Vertigo Writen by Alec Coppel and Samuel TaylorBased on the novel “D’Entre Les Morts” by Pierre Boileau and Thomas NarcejacDirected by Alfred HitchcockYear: 1958Running time: 128 minutes Basic Story Map PROTAGONIST: John “Scottie” Ferguson, 50-something retired detectiveCHARACTERIZATION/MAIN MISBEHAVIOR: Suffers from…

Vertigo Script

Vertigo

“The gentleman seems to know what he wants,” deadpans a saleswoman in the final act of Vertigo, Alfred Hitchcock’s rich and strange masterwork, as she observes James Stewart’s round-the-bend retired detective monomaniacally outfitting his shopgirl squeeze (Kim Novak) in high-end…