The Eyes of Orson Welles

Release Date: March 15th, 2019

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker Mark Cousins profiles director and actor Orson Welles.

Cast: Mark Cousins, Beatrice Welles

Director: Mark Cousins

Genres: Biography , Documentary

Production Co: BofA Productions

Keywords: 2010s , 1980s , Daughter , Rise , Emotional , Inspiring , Mystery , Creative , New York City

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Chuck BowenSlant Magazine

    The Eyes of Orson Welles honors the central paradox of Welles: that he was a joyful poet of alienation who was, like most of us, both victim and victimizer. show more

  • 90
    Glenn KennyThe New York Times

    The movie intersperses observations and speculations on Welles’s life and work with long looks at his graphic pieces. These are fascinating. show more

  • 63
    Matt Zoller SeitzRogerEbert.com

    The Eyes of Orson Welles doesn't rank with the best Welles scholarship, mainly because it's too overreaching and disorganized, and commits itself to central creative decisions that increasingly come to seem misguided. show more

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