Derivative works

  • Kalangarai Vilakkam, a Tamil language adaptation of Vertigo[75]
  • Woh Kaun Thi?, a Bollywood adaptation of Vertigo[76]
  • High Anxiety, a 1977 film by Mel Brooks, is a parody of suspense films directed by Alfred Hitchcock, but leans on Vertigo in particular.[77]
  • Obsession, a 1976 film by Brian De Palma, is heavily influenced by Vertigo, while his 1984 thriller Body Double combines the plot elements of both Vertigo and Rear Window.
  • The Testament of Judith Barton, a 2012 novel by Wendy Powers and Robin McLeod, tells the back-story of Kim Novak's character.[78]
  • Harvey Danger's song "Carlotta Valdes," from the album Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?, summarizes the plot of the film.[79]
  • Chris Marker's 1983 video-essay Sans Soleil makes reference to the movie, declaring it the only film "capable of portraying impossible memory" over footage of Vertigo's shooting locations and stills from the film.[80]

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