Embedded with intrigue and insight, this classic drama delves into the complex sequence of events that unfold when a group of reporters, try to decipher the last word ever spoke by Charles Foster Kane, the millionaire newspaper tycoon: "Rosebud."
This exquisitely crafted tale begins with a news reel detailing Kane's life for the masses, and then from there, through flashbacks from Kane's life his fascinating journey is revealed. As the reporters investigate further, the intricate details of his meteoric rise to fame rise to fame, and how he eventually fell off the "top of the world" are incisively brought to light.
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For this movie Orson Welles, along with cinematographer Gregg Toland, pioneered "deep focus", a technique that keeps every object in the foreground, center and background in simultaneous focus. This brought a sense of depth to the two-dimensional world of movies. Read More