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The Citizen Kane Revolution


Orson Welles used moviemaking techniques in Citizen Kane, that although familiar to us know, were extremely radical in 1941. Here's just a few:

Non-Linear Storytelling
Theater-like lighting
Overlapping dialog
Character specific thematic music
Unusal camera angles






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Citizen Kane


Charles Foster Kane ( Orson Welles ):

"The news goes on twenty-four hours a day."