Vertigo (Philosophers on Film)

Vertigo (Philosophers on Film)


Released in 1958, Vertigo is commonly considered as Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece and one of many maximum motion pictures of all time. this is often the 1st booklet dedicated to exploring the philosophical elements of Vertigo. Following an creation through the editor that locations the movie in context, each one bankruptcy displays upon Hitchcock’s film from a philosophical point of view. subject matters mentioned include:

  • memory, loss, memorialisation, and creativity
  • mimetic or representational paintings and artwork as magic
  • the nature of romantic love
  • gender, sexual objectification, and identity
  • looking, "the gaze", and voyeurism
  • film and psychoanalysis
  • fantasy, phantasm, and reality
  • the phenomenology of colour.

Including annotated additional analyzing on the finish of every bankruptcy, this collection is vital analyzing for anyone attracted to Vertigo, and an excellent source for college kids of movie and philosophy.

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