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Vertigo (PG)

Presented by David Capra & Sheer Fantasy at CAC

Join the curator of Sheer Fantasy as they take you on a journey/slideshow of Vertigo San Franciso shoot locations, like the Mission Dolores cemetery, Legion of Honor museum and the Podesta Baldocchi florist, now sadly a bargain-bin clothes store. In addition, hear about his email correspondence with Kim Novak who’s painting ‘Vertigo / Vortex of Delusion’ features in the exhibition.

Sheer Fantasy 

Curated by artist David Capra, Sheer Fantasy  suspends time to confront the role of the fantastical and how it plays within our collective conscious. In this exhibition, the world as we know it bends and shifts, making room to indulge in our greatest fantasies..
Sheer Fantasy at Campbelltown Arts Centre 14 April – 3 June

Please note gift passes are not redeemable for this session

Sheer Fantasy Series

Is there anything better than this defining Hitchcock psychological thriller from 1958? James Stewart stars as John ‘Scottie’ Ferguson, a police detective forced to give up his job when a case leaves him with the awful double whammy of a fear of heights and a sensation of false movement that renders him easily disoriented. Asked to snoop on an acquaintance’s wife, Madeleine (Kim Novak), Scottie is pulled into a deep web of mystery. Madeleine however, believes she’s been reincarnated after being mesmerised by a portrait of a woman who greatly resembles her. But Madeleine’s mad death-wish is at odds with the newfound passion been herself Scottie. When he powerlessly witnesses… no! Any more would be telling!

Why should you see this film?

After fifty years at the top of the influential Sight & Sound critics’ poll, heavy-hitter Citizen Kane was finally surpassed by Hitchockian underdog Vertigo in 2012. As always, James Stewart turns the character of Scotty into the role of a lifetime, while the icy blonde Novak stuns as the enigmatic object of his obsession. With spellbinding opening titles from Saul Bass and a soaring score from Hitchcock veteran Bernard Herrmann, Vertigo is a one-of-a-kind thrill. See this dizzying classic with us in a fully restored 2K print or risk falling flat on your face!