PG | | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
The "newsreel" that opens the film is a perfect skewering of Henry Luce's 'Time Magazine' style of prose as used in 1940. 'Time' obituaries often began, "Death, as it must to all men, came last week to . . ." 'The New Yorker' published a parody in 1936, ... ...
Charles Foster Kane:
At the moment Mr. Bernstein meets the old newspaper publisher Mr. Carter and shakes his hand you can see that the ceiling is just cloth, and a wire and part of a mic boom is visible through the material.
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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