Official Selection: Cannes Film Festival
It’s easy to see why Mark Cousins documentary garnered a special mention at Cannes Film Festival, 2018. Turning his attention to the legendary Orson Welles, director Cousins offers a fascinating insight to Welles as a creator, a director, and – most importantly - as a visual artist.
Examining Welles’ artworks, to which Cousins was granted exclusive access, as well as his filmmaking, this documentary is a deeply informed and passionate essay that will fascinate and inspire anybody interested in the power of the image, and the work of Orson Welles.
Packed with fantastic footage, it’s impossible not to admire the vision, scale and scope of his body of work. We guarantee after seeing this documentary, you’ll be heading straight home to immerse yourself in the work of this unique and idiosyncratic actor and director.
“Cousins turns his interpretive gifts and mellifluous delivery to the legend of Orson Welles, and achieves the impossible - he makes it new.” The Times
Screens with the short film Chronicle.