Citizen Kane Ending Explained

While Orson Welles’ Academy Award-winning film is, as of this writing, 80 years old, there may be a small contingent of /Film readers who have not seen “Citizen Kane” and may not yet know about its famous ending.

So consider these opening sentences a Spoiler Warning for one of the highest-regarded and famous movies of all time. For many decades, “Citizen Kane” was practically a punchline in how widely acclaimed it was.

Scholars have expounded deeply into its meaning, politics, technique, groundbreaking use of special effects, and Orson Welles’ talent for utterly trashing a bedroom.

In recent years, however, a counter-evaluation seems to be at work on “Citizen Kane,” seen mostly in its…The post Citizen Kane Ending Explained appeared first on /Film.

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