Dizziness (film)

Dizziness (Spanish: Vértigo) is a 1946 Mexican drama film directed by Antonio Momplet, starring María Félix, Emilio Tuero and Lilia Michel. It tells the story of a love triangle where a young widowed mother finds herself attracted to her daughter's fiancé. The film is based on the 1926 novel Alberte by Pierre Benoit.

Directed byAntonio Momplet
Produced bySalvador Elizondo
Screenplay byMauricio Magdaleno
Antonio Momplet
Based onAlberte by Pierre Benoit
StarringMaría Félix
Emilio Tuero
Lilia Michel
Music byJorge Pérez
CinematographyAlex Phillips
Edited byJorge Bustos
Release date
  • 14 February 1946 (1946-02-14)
Running time
82 minutes

It received the 1947 Ariel Awards for Best Supporting Actress (Michel) and Best Special Effects, and was nominated for Best Actress in a Minor Role (Emma Roldán), Best Production Design and Best Costume Design.[1]



  1. "Ariel > Ganadores y nominados > Vértigo". academiamexicanadecine.org.mx (in Spanish). Academia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas. Archived from the original on 2014-09-11. Retrieved 2014-09-10.
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