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1

Director of vertigo and when it was released?

Alfred Hitchcock
1958

2

Alfred hitchcock was an auteur, what where his trates and what does this mean?

Had a distinctive style he used in his films
POV shots, cameo apperance, use of gaze, editing and montage

3

Who where the actors in the film and what where their characters called

James Stewart played Scotty
Kim Novak played Madeline/Judy

4

How old where the actors?

James 49
Kim 24

5

How many POV's where in the survalance shot?

57 in 13 minutes. No dialogue as it was 'pure cinema'

6

Techniques in vertigo

Colour green
Pov shots
Reverse zoom
Vouerism (gaze)
Minimal dialoge

7

Who wrote the music?

Bernard Hermann

8

Differences of film from book?

Character of Mitch- to humanise Scotty
Reveal letter 20 mins before end-adds tension
Location-San Fransisco not france

9

What colour did Hitchcock use throught out vertigo? Examples and quote

Green:
Jumper, car, dress, hotel sign, door, the dream, title sequence
"Green is the colour of ghosts"

10

When was the re release?

1983 (25 years after)