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Profile motif in Vertigo

by Brian Davis

This is another deployment of the profile framing and staging motif in Vertigo. This time we are with Scottie at the graveyard where "Madeleine" is visiting Carlotta's grave. Notice how "Madeleine" seems to be posing for Scottie as if for a painting or a picture.

Profile motif in Vertigo 2

This is another deployment of the profile framing and staging motif in Vertigo.

from Vertigo (1958)
Creator: Alfred Hitchcock
Posted by Brian Davis
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