Citizen Kane

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  119 min.
Release Date: May 1, 1941
Netflix: October 15, 2019

Current rating: Rating: 4.00
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Cast: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Everett Sloane, Dorothy Comingore, Ruth Warrick, Ray Collins, Edmund Cobb, George Coulouris


Citizen Kane, starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten and Agnes Moorehead, follows the life and death of a publishing tycoon named Charles Foster Kane. The newsreel editor feels that until they know the meaning of the last word he uttered—Rosebud—before his death, they won't have the full story on Kane. He assigns a reporter to find Rosebud.

Director: Orson Welles
Studio: RKO Radio Pictures
Producer(s): Orson Welles
Screenplay: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles

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