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Profile motif in Vertigo

by Brian Davis

In this deployment of the profile framing and staging motif in Vertigo, notice how two different spaces collide: Scottie's mental space and his immediate physical space. We can observe the boundaries between the real and the imaginary or the fantastic beginning to blur.

Profile motif in Vertigo 3

In this deployment of the profile framing and staging motif in Vertigo, notice how two different spaces collide: Scottie's mental space and his immediate physical space.

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