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The Eyes of Orson Welles (12A)

The Eyes of Orson Welles

Mark Cousins directs and narrates this heartfelt love letter to Orson Welles, looking beyond his films to offer new perspectives on his way of seeing the world.

Granted exclusive access to hundreds of private drawings and paintings by Orson Welles, filmmaker Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of this legendary director and actor, to reveal a portrait of the artist as he’s never been seen before – through his own eyes, sketched with his own hand, painted with his own brush.

Executive produced by Michael Moore, The Eyes of Orson Welles brings vividly to life the passions, politics and power of this brilliant 20th-century showman, and explores how the genius of Welles still resonates today in the age of Trump, more than 30 years after his death.

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UK 2018 Dir Mark Cousins 115 min

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