PG | | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
In 2002, named by "Positif" (France) as one of the 50 best films of the last 50 years (critics' choice: #2, readers' choice: #4)
Officer on rooftop:
Give me your hand. Give me your hand.
Madeleine enters her hotel without being seen by the desk clerk, and disappears from her room only moments after Scottie sees her standing in the window. The audience is allowed to believe that this is a manifestation of the supernatural, specifically Madeleine's possession by a dead ancestor, but that is later proven to be untrue.
The opening Paramount logo is in black and white while the rest of the film, including the closing Paramount logo, is in Technicolor.
$1,486,818 (USA) (22 November 1996)
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