A landmark in the history of cinema, telling the story of newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane in a series of flashbacks. Starring Orson Welles.
Frequently voted one of the best films ever made, Orson Welles's masterpiece tells the story of newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane in a series of flashbacks. A reporter is intrigued by the dying Kane's last word - rosebud - and sets out to find a new angle on the life of one of the most powerful men in America. Nine Oscar nominations resulted in only one award for the outspoken Welles - Best Screenplay.
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|Charles Foster Kane||Orson Welles|
|Kane (aged 8)||Buddy Swan|
|Kane III||Sonny Bupp|
|Kane's father||Harry Shannon|
|Jedediah Leland||Joseph Cotten|
|Mr. Bernstein||Everett Sloane|
|Mary Kane||Agnes Moorehead|
|James W Gettys||Ray Collins|
|Susan Alexander Kane||Dorothy Comingore|
|Walter Parks Thatcher||George Coulouris|
|Emily Norton||Ruth Warrick|
|The Headwaiter||Gus Schilling|
|Herbert Carter||Erskine Sanford|
|Mr. Rawlston||Philip Van Zandt|
|Jerry Thompson||William Alland|
|Director of photography||Gregg Toland|
|Writer||Herman J Mankiewicz|