Orson Welles, the cinematic genius who ended his days selling cheap wine, was both noble and feeble, titanic and pathetic, sacred monster and profane clown, says Peter Conrad. We take samples from his oeuvre, his noir thriller The Stranger and his stylistic fragmentation, Othello. #film #orsonwelles #othello
Orson Welles, who triumphed filming the Big Man getting his comeuppance, was a big man who repeatedly filmed his own downfall, a delight in personal humiliation.
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