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Citizen Kane
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
4 Stars
Citizen Kane Poster
Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: At UNH film class
Rating: NR Year: 1941 Category: Drama
Director: Orson Welles Time: 119 min. Writer: Herman J. Mankiewicz & Orson Wells

Mine: A great movie, but as far as movies that I enjoy it is not in the top. Some great scenes. A the writing is wonderful. It is easy to see why this is considered one the greatest films ever made. My favorite scene is when Kanes friend tells about seeing a woman on the ferry. Chilling stuff.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Welles' first and best, a film that broke all the rules and invented some new ones, with fascinating story of Hearst-like publisher's rise to power. The cinematography (by Gregg Toland), music score (by Bernard Herrmann), and Oscar-winning screenplay (by Welles and Herman J. Mankiewicz) are all first-rate. A stunning film in every way... and Welles was only 25 when he made it! Incidentally, the reporter with a pipe is Alan Ladd; Arthur O'Connell is another one of the reporters.
User Reviews:
Alex Krajci's rating:
2 Stars
(out of 5 stars)
1941's Citizen Kane Is My Favorite Film, I Like It Because Of Orson Welles Direction, Orson Welles Performance As Charles Foster Kane, Orson Welles And Herman J. Mankiewicz's Screenplay, Gregg Toland's Black-And-White Cinematography, Robert Wise's Editing, Bernard Herrmann's Score And The Storytelling Techniques.
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Orson Welles as:
Charles Foster Kane
Joseph Cotten as:
Jedediah Leland
Dorthy Comingore as:
Susan Alexander
Agnes Moorehead as:
Mrs. Mary Kane
Ruth Warrick as:
Emily Norton Kane
Ray Collins as:
Jim W. Gettys
Erkine Sanford as:
Herbert Carter
Everett Sloane as: