Cover image for Orson Welles's F for fake [videorecording DVD]
Title:
Orson Welles's F for fake [videorecording DVD]
ISBN:
9780780030022
Edition:
Special ed.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([12] pages ; color illustrations ; 19 cm.)
General Note:
DVD format.

Originally released in 1976.

Special features: Disc 1. Audio commentary by Oja Kodar and Gary Graver; introduction by Peter Bogdanovich; extended 9-minute trailer; Disc 2. Orson Welles: One-man band (1995), an 88 minute documentary about Welles's unfinished projects; Almost true: The noble art of forgery (1997), a 52-minute documentary about art forger Elmyr de Hory; a 60 Minutes interview with Clifford Irving, from 2000, about his Howard Hughes autobiography hoax; a 1972 Hughes press conference exposing Irving's hoax; plus: a new essay by film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum.
Contents:
Disc 1: the film: audio commentary by Ojar Kodar and Gary Graver; introduction by Peter Bogdanovich; extended 9-minute trailer. -- Disc 2: the supplements: Orson Welles: One-man band (1995), an 88 minute documentary about Welles's unfinished projects; Almost true: The noble art of forgery (1997), a 52-minute documentary about art forger Elmyr de Hory; a 60 Minutes interview with Clifford Irving, from 2000, about his Howard Hughes autobiography hoax; a 1972 Hughes press conference exposing Irving's hoax; plus: a new essay by film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum.
Abstract:
Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In this free-form documentary, the legendary filmmaker gleefully engages the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous line between truth and illusion, art and lies.
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.

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