Saturday, January 2, 2021

Vertigo, 1958

First viewing all the way through

Not sure how I managed to go this long in my life without knowing any of the major plot points of this utterly famous film, I guess being clueless and self-absorbed has its benefits. The scenery of San Francisco made me fall in love with my chosen home town even more, even though much of it is long gone. It was nice to see the old green Union Square. The tree ring with the dates on it in the woods was destroyed in one of the 2020 wildfires. I kept thinking of the horrible James Nguyen film Replica.

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