Magician: The Astonishing Life & Work of Orson Welles

Directed by Chuck Workman

Year: 2014
Running Time: 94
Color Type: Color/Black & White
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Magician: The Astonishing Life & Work of Orson Welles

Cast
Orson Welles
Simon Callow
Peter Bogdanovich
Steven Spielberg
William Friedkin
Martin Scorsese
Costa-Gavras
Jeanne Moreau
Richard Linklater

Crew
Directed by Chuck Workman


Produced on the eve of the centenary of Orson Welles's birth, the film is a chronological review of his personal life and achievements in theatre, radio and film. It includes excerpts of nearly all of Welles's films, archival footage and audio, and interviews with colleagues, biographers, critics, friends and contemporary directors who credit his influence.

Reviews

"Entertaining...there's plenty of cineaste joy to be had." -- Los Angeles Times

“Fascinating. A bouquet to cinematic history.”-- Variety

“A lively and fresh retelling of the protean artist’s eventful life.”-- The Hollywood Reporter

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