PG | | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
Selected by the Vatican in the "art" category of its list of 45 "great films."
Charles Foster Kane:
In the beginning, Kane says, "Rosebud." The nurse enters the room after the word is spoken. The shooting script only mentions Kane and the nurse being in the room. However, within the movie itself Raymond the butler tells the reporter that he had heard Kane say "Rosebud" after the fight with Susan as well as just before he drops the snow globe, implying that what the viewer is shown in that scene is from Raymond's P.O.V.
The end credits show previous scenes from the film showcasing the Mercury Theatre performers.
Some of the Turner prints have the famous RKO logo removed and replaced with the Turner logo.
$216,239 (USA) (5 May 1991)
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