Why to Watch - Citizen Kane

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Citizen Kane (1941) Drama, Mystery | 119min | September 5, 1941 (United States) 8.3
Director: Orson WellesWriter: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles, John HousemanStars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy ComingoreSummary: A group of reporters are trying to decipher the last word ever spoken by Charles Foster Kane, the millionaire newspaper tycoon: "Rosebud". The film begins with a news reel detailing Kane's life for the masses, and then from there, we are shown flashbacks from Kane's life. As the reporters investigate further, the viewers see a display of a fascinating man's rise to fame, and how he eventually fell off the top of the world. —Zack H.


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