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    Citizen Kane Along with its renowned outstanding cinematic achievements‚ what ultimately exalted Citizen Kane to such incredible heights was the character of Charles Foster Kane. In despite of reporters attempts to unveil the genuine Kane. Kane claimed the name of an enigma. The depth of Kane’s loneliness and isolation concludes in a vignette that will continue to impress generations of audiences . A series of rough chronological flashbacks tells the life story of Charles Foster Kane. The first

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    Discuss the ways in which Citizen Kane challenged the traditional narrative and technical elements of classic Hollywood cinema. Give specific examples using appropriate cinematic terminology. Citizen Kane is a 1941 American drama film directed‚ co-written‚ produced by‚ and starring Orson Welles. This was Welles’s first feature film. With this film‚ Welles introduced many new filmmaking innovations. Some of the innovations were in cinematography‚ storytelling techniques‚ and special effects‚ lighting

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    John Alois Prof. Raffay CIN100/9259 12/3/09 Citizen Kane is often regarded as the greatest American film of all time. It expertly executes many different aspects of film making as an art form. Orson Wells used a new style of shot framing called Mise en Scene to show the dynamics in a scene. He also used lighting in ways that had never been used before. As the star of the movie as well‚ Orson Wells delivers an all time great performance as Kane. All these things add up to create one of the greatest

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    Citizen Kane is an American classic film from 1941 and it is regarded as one of the top ten greatest movies of all time. It was able to achieve this with a complex and clever way of telling a story and revealing the plot. Along with a great cast of new but talented actors‚ each helped brought their characters to life to make the film memorable. Especially the character Charlie Kane‚ whose performance made you both love him and hate him at the same time. The actor director Orson Welles crafted this

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    Citizen Kane “the best film of the 20th century” according to the AFI and many other film organizations. André Bazin describes this film as “a discourse on method”. What Bazin is basically trying to say is that Citizen Kane is a technical movie for its time. Citizen Kane is a realistic film and it is number one because of it ’s cinematography‚ the framing‚ editing‚ kinetics‚ storytelling‚ soundtrack and it ’s overall message. Citizen Kane ’s photography was not like most films of their era. The

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    The film Citizen Kane‚ directed by Orson Welles‚ is a great example of how a man can be corrupted by wealth. Through the characters in the film we can observe how Charles Foster Kane‚ an idealistic man with principles‚ can be changed and misguided by wealth and what accompanies wealth. The film takes places during the late 19th century and early 20th century‚ a time in American history when the world is changing and wealth is a great power to change it with. Through the story telling of Kane’s

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    Edgardo Olivares TA 380 2/22/14 Kane’s’ Tragedy Citizen Kane develops many remarkable themes. Two main points are the humiliation of the personal qualities of the public figure and the second develops with the serious power of materialism. Taken as one‚ these two themes contain the harsh sarcasm of an American success story that ends in useless homesickness‚ loneliness‚ and death. The reality that the personal theme is developed vocally through the characters while the materialistic theme is developed

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    The film Citizen Kane (1941)‚ directed and written by Orson Welles and Herman Mankiewicz‚ is an American film drama that use various film techniques to illustrate themes‚ attitudes‚ and the development of a story. Welles’ use of camera angles‚ lighting‚ movement‚ symbolism and expression allow the audience to comprehend and understand the themes such as power and exploitation that are present in this movie along with many other themes that pertain to the life of the main character‚ Charles Foster

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    instruments‚ etc.) Underscoring Music that occurs during the ending credits‚ for example‚ is underscoring because the characters cannot hear it Sound Effect/Natural Sound Like other movies‚ sound effects exist in this film. These effects include: When Kane kicks the

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    Never has the fine art of cinematography been so perfectly executed than by Orson Welles in his perennial film‚ Citizen Kane. Whether a fan of the story or not‚ every true admirer of movies can appreciate the cinematic techniques utilized by Welles to capture the life of his enigmatic main character. Many aspects of the movie have been analyzed thoroughly‚ but what I would like to examine is an idea that is often overlooked. As the movie fades in‚ an eerie chain link fence and a sign reading NO TRESPASSING

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