Why to Watch - Mank

You truly need to see or re-watch Citizen Kane to fully appreciate this film. Without the prior context you can still enjoy the acting, dialogue and the stunning black and white cinematography, but knowing the reason why this movie was created in the first place certainly helps.



Mank (2020) Biography, Comedy, Drama | 131min | December 4, 2020 (United States) 6.9
Director: David FincherWriter: Jack FincherStars: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily CollinsSummary: 1940. Film studio RKO hires 24-year-old wunderkind Orson Welles under a contract that gives him full creative control of his movies. For his first film, he calls in washed-up alcoholic Herman J Mankiewicz to write the screenplay. That film is "Citizen Kane," and this is the story of how it was written. —grantss


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