Search results for "Orson Welles"


Around the World with Orson Welles (1955) RT Audience 100%

Orson Welles tours Europe, meeting celebrities and ordinary people, discussing everything from bullfighting to Sacher Tortes. The series including a visit to Vienna, where ...  (more)

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Orson Welles' Magic Show (1985)

Orson Welles was a big fan of magic and in this television broadcast develops a number of traditional tricks  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Angie Dickinson

Portrait Orson Welles (1968)

Excerpts and fragments from different interviews with Orson Welles making a statement to journalists in fluent French about his career and his conception of life.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  François Reichenbach  •  Frédéric Rossif
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Jeanne Moreau

Me and Orson Welles (2009) RT 85% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jul 2010

New York, 1937. A teenager hired to star in Orson Welles' production of Julius Caesar becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ben Chaplin  •  Claire Danes  •  Zac Efron  •  Zoe Kazan

This Is Orson Welles (2015)

Misunderstood genius, superstar, Hollywood’s fallen angel... Orson Welles left his indelible mark on the 20th century.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Julia Kuperberg  •  Clara Kuperberg
CAST:  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Martin Scorsese  •  Henry Jaglom  •  Orson Welles

Orson Welles: Shadows & Light (2015)

Giant of cinema, the embodiment of creation, Orson Welles is the man who reinvents the film language at 24-years old. Who is hidding behind this impressive figure? This movie ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Elisabeth Kapnist
CAST:  Henry Jaglom  •  Joseph McBride  •  David Thomson

Citizen Kane (1941) RT 100% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Orson Welles  •  Agnes Moorehead  •  Ruth Warrick

Chimes at Midnight (1965) RT 97% / Audience 89%

The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  John Gielgud

F for Fake (1973) RT 88% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A documentary about fraud and fakery.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Oja Kodar  •  Elmyr de Hory

The Hearts of Age (1934) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Apr 2012

A colonial scene in the U.S. An old lady sits astride a bell while a man in blackface, wig, and livery pulls the bell rope. From an upper door emerges an old man, dressed as a ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Orson Welles  •  William Vance
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Virginia Nicolson  •  William Vance  •  Edgerton Paul




Macbeth (1948) RT 87% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Orson Welles' unique take on Shakespeare's classic tragedy.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Jeanette Nolan  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Alan Napier

Mr. Arkadin (1955) RT 83% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Orson Welles’s "Mr. Arkadin" tells the story of an elusive billionaire who hires an American smuggler to investigate his past. Welles missed the editing deadline, so the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Patricia Medina  •  Akim Tamiroff

Othello (1951) RT 80% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Desdemona, daughter of a Venetian aristocrat, elopes with Moorish military hero Othello, to the great resentment of Othello's envious underling Iago. Alas, Iago knows ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Micheál MacLiammóir  •  Robert Coote  •  Suzanne Cloutier

The Immortal Story (1968) RT 92% / Audience 72%

An aged, wealthy trader plots with his servant to recreate a maritime tall tale, using a local woman and an unknown sailor as actors.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Jeanne Moreau  •  Orson Welles  •  Roger Coggio  •  Norman Eshley

The Lady from Shanghai (1947) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Rita Hayworth  •  Orson Welles  •  Everett Sloane  •  Glenn Anders

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) RT 91% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2012

The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Dolores Costello  •  Anne Baxter  •  Tim Holt