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Citizen Kane

Directed by Orson Welles
United States, 1941


Citizen Kane, written, produced, directed and played by Orson Welles, follows the rise and fall of a publishing tycoon. The story is told through the research of a newsreel reporter seeking to solve the mystery of the newspaper magnate’s final dying word: “Rosebud”.

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Citizen Kane Directed by Orson Welles

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1942 | 8 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1942 | Winner: Best Writing, Original Screenplay

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