Maxine Ng

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan United States


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Citizen Kane (Two-Disc Special Edition) <b>DVD</b> ~ Orson Welles
4.0 out of 5 stars Amazing cinematography, Dec 16 2002
I believe that the acting and cinematography are what make this film amazing. This film details the life of Charles Foster Kane, from his days as a poor young boy to a powerful and successful newspaper owner. We see how his rise to power affected his friends and coworkers and we also learn the meaning behind his famous last words, "Rosebud." I do admit that sometimes I was bored with the plot, but what I really paid attention to was the impressive cinematography. I was most impressed with the deep-focus camerawork and the extreme foreground and background vision. While some may be unimpressed, it's important to realize that this film was made in the 1940's and many of the techniques used in… Read more