Magician: The Astonishing Life & Work of Orson Welles (DVD)

Directed by Chuck Workman

Release Year: 2014
Running Time: 94
UPC: 7 41952 79199 7
Color Type: Color/Black & White
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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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.


DVD Extras Include:

A Conversation with Chuck Workman | Trailer

"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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