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F for Fake

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Director: Orson Welles Country: France, Germany Year: 1974 Runtime: 85 mins Genre: Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Crime
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A film by Orson Welles

Taking his cue from renowned Hungarian art forger Elmyr de Hory and the American author Clifford Irving, who gained fame with his fake Howard Hughes biography, legendary filmmaker Orson Welles attempts to expose the degree of fakery in the artistic world. From his own penchant for magic tricks to the forged masterpieces allegedly hanging on the walls... More »

Special Features

  • Audio Commentary by Adrian Martin, Senior Research Fellow, Film and Television Studies, Monash University and Co-editor of Rouge magazine
  • Orson Welles: One Man Band: Welles' lover and F For Fake co-writer, Oja Kodar, gives an insight into the great director's legendary unfinished projects
  • Appetite for Deconstruction: Orson Welles' F for Fake by Dr. Adrian Danks, Head of Cinema Studies at the School of Applied Communication, RMIT University, and Co-curator of the Melbourne Cin?math?que.

Release Information

20/05/2009 Release Date:
English, French, Spanish Languages:
Orson Welles Director:
English for foreign language segments subtitles Subtitles:
85.0 mins Runtime:
DVD, Region 4 (PAL) Format:
4:3 Original Aspect Ratio Aspect Ratio:
MMA2892 Catalogue: