A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.
Critic reviews of title
“Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo” is an artistic triumph for the master of mystery."
- New York Daily News
“Hitchcock's rich and strange fable of love lost, and lost again, makes the case for him as a grand experimental artist who labored in genre cinema.”
- Slant Magazine
“Why is this movie Hitchcock's masterpiece? Because no movie plunges us more deeply into the dizzying heart of erotic obsession.”