Citizen Kane (1941) is an American mystery drama film by Orson Welles, who produced directed and starred in it. The picture was Welles's first feature film and was nominated for Academy Awards in nine categories. It is considered by many critics, filmmakers, and fans to be the one of greatest film of all time, being particularly praised for its cinematography, music, and narrative structure.
The film examines the life and legacy of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper magnate. Kane's career in the publishing world was born of idealistic social service, but gradually evolves into a ruthless pursuit of power. A newsreel reporter is seeking to solve the mystery of Kane’s dying: "Rosebud". (Classification U).
Threlkeld Village Hall, Friday 11th August, 7:30pm. Bar and Box Office from 7pm. Tickets £4 (£2 under 18s), pay on the door.