PG | | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
The character of Bernstein was named after Orson Welles' guardian Dr. Maurice Bernstein, a Kenosha (WI) surgeon who became close to the Welles family after having treated Orson Welles' grandmother in her final illness.
Charles Foster Kane:
When Kane's second wife is recounting the moment she left him, the suitcase that is open on the bed has frills on the inside. When we hear the butler continue the story, Kane walks back towards the suitcase to close it, and the frills are gone.
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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