Citizen Kane Film Review

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Mystery of a Lifetime (Film review on Citizen Kane by Orson Welles) Our life is full of mysteries; we arrived in this world with unsure purpose. Death comes in our life in its most untimely visit. A story about being told to answer a subtlety death of a well-known English man is now claimed as one of the greatest films in cinema history. Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane set the bars in how to create an appealing and innovating storytelling that in this modern time is still recognized. Played as Charles Foster Kane, himself, Welles, unexpected fame brought breakthrough in the film history and student filmmakers of many generations had the chance to study this one-of-a-kind film. Released on 1941, Welles’ youthful attributes contributed to enthusiastic…show more content…
There’s also an addition to the depth on how these parts were presented. With the beginning of film with newsreel obituary clips that summarizes the life and era of Charles Foster Kane; this footage, with its impending narration, provides a map of Kane's life flight, and it keeps the screenplay detail-oriented as it skips around in time, combining together the memories of those who knew Kane. We could assume that “Rosebud” is can be a symbol for protection, hope and innocence of childhood, as what Kane viewed his child days. In which this factor will force a man to spend his life seeking to regain. It is Kane’s yearning after a suppressive restlessness life of manhood. Thompson, himself assumes that “Rosebud” maybe is something that Kane wanted to have or he…show more content…
Despite of these paradoxes, its surface is as much interesting and entertaining as any movie ever made. The depths in the story go beyond comprehension. The more clearly the physical manifestation of the film presented, the more the audience moved by its mystery. We can say that it is one of the legacies of cinema that in 1941 a first-time director worked with an innovative cinematographer, Gregg Toland in this case, and a group of New York stage and radio actors were given a chance to make a masterpiece—Citizen Kane is beyond greatness of any movie could be; it is a collection of all the element from the rise of sound era, just how “Birth of a Nation” assembled every elements at the peak of the silent era, and pointed the way beyond narrative. These innovations stand above all the
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