Vertigo - After You Watch: Discussion Questions
Alfred Hitchcock / 1958
- How does the fact that Scottie has vertigo direct the course of events in this film?
- Who is Scottie in love with? Did Madeline ever really exist? Do you think she was just an illusion?
- How does Hitchcock portray women in this film? How do the men in the film treat women? How do the women respond? Would you accept similar relationships in a contemporary film? Why or why not?
- How does the idea of obsession figure into this film?
- What did you like about this film? What did you dislike?