Media mogul Charles Foster Kane (Welles) dies in his mansion, Xanadu. His last word is "rosebud", and the quest to find out what it means drives a newspaper reporter to interview his ex-wives and friends…
Considering all its appended academic apparatus (be sure to work "deep focus cinematography"; "revolutionary use of ceilings" and "he was only 25!" into the pub conversation) it remains a gloriously entertaining classic. CK1, indeed.
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