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Citizen Kane

Original title
Citizen Kane
Running time
119 min.
United States United States
Orson Welles, Herman J. Mankiewicz
Bernard Herrmann
Gregg Toland (B&W)
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RKO / Mercury Theatre Productions
Drama | Journalism. Cult Movie
Synopsis / Plot
The story charts the rise and fall of a newpaper publisher whose wealth and power ultimately isolate him in his castle-like refuge. The last word he utters before his death is 'Rosebud', which triggers a mystery. A group of journalists start investigating in order to solve it.
1941: Oscar: Best Original Screenplay. 9 Nominations
1941: National Board of Review: Best Film
1941: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Film
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