PG | | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
In 1971, shortly after Pauline Kael's infamous "Raising Kane" essay first appeared in "The New Yorker" magazine, "Esquire" printed the "Kane Mutiny", an essay apparently by Peter Bogdanovich that disputed most of Kael's claims. However, the essay was actually written by Orson Welles.
Charles Foster Kane:
When Jim Gettys reveals Kane's mistress to his wife, Gettys shouts to Kane, "We've got proof! It will look bad in the papers" Looking closely, he actually said, "...It will look good in the papers..."
The film's opening title card is presented in complete silence, briefly with no music.
$216,239 (USA) (5 May 1991)
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