Vertigo is a strange film, directed by an odd but gifted man. It was the first Hitchcock film I ever saw.
When you really look at it in the light of day, the film's plot, not to mention certain aspects of the characters' behavior, is preposterous. And yet, the realization that a film can be unbelievable and still superb is key to what I appreciate about the art of filmmaking.
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