F For Fake Blu Ray

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ORSON WELLES'S DELIGHTFULLY SHIFTY DOCUMENTARY Trickery. Deceit. Magic. In F for Fake, a freeform documentary by ORSON WELLES (Citizen Kane), the legendary filmmaker (and selfdescribed charlatan) gleefully reengages with the central preoccupation of his career: the tenuous line between illusion and truth, art and lies. Beginning with portraits of the worldrenowned art forger Elmyr de Hory and his equally devious biographer, Clifford Irving, Welles embarks on a dizzying journey that simultaneously exposes and revels in fakery and fakers of all stripesnot the least... of whom is Welles himself. Charming and inventive, F for Fake is an inspired prank and a clever examination of the essential duplicity of cinema. Features: Restored digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack Audio commentary from 2005 by cowriter and star Oja Kodar and director of photography Gary Graver Introduction from 2005 by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich Orson Welles: OneMan Band, a documentary from 1995 about Welles's unfinished projects Almost True: The Noble Art of Forgery, a 52minute documentary from 1997 about art forger Elmyr de Hory 60 Minutes interview from 2000 with Clifford Irving about his Howard Hughes autobiography hoax Hughes's 1972 press conference exposing Irving's hoax Extended, 9minute trailer PLUS: An essay by critic Jonathan Rosenbaum [show more]

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30 July 2018
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