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    1. -Charles Foster Kane's was sent away from his home partly due to his violent and abusive father. -Charles Kane had much success and fame is based on his career as newspaper publisher -Charles Kane's success was based on yellow journalism, which was pretty much dishonesty and a complete disregard for the truth -Charles Kane's pursuit of a political career ended in failure with the discovery of love affair of his future second wife, Susan Alexander. -Charles Kane's second wife,Susan Alexander, eventually left him 2.The major conflicts are about Charles Foster Kane's own need to be loved and own inability to do as stated by Leland where "He married for love. Love. That's why he did everything. That's why he went into politics. It seems we weren't enough, he wanted all the…

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    Newspaper king Charles Foster Kane, is dead. The gap shots show Xanadu, Kane's monumental, rich, and currently matted estate in Everglade State. Interspersed with segments of his short subject necrology are scenes from his life and death. Most puzzling are his last moments: clutching a snowglobe, he mutters the word "rosebud." Kane, whose life was news and whose newspapers not solely reportable however fashioned opinion, was central to his time, a heroic figure. The short subject editor feels…

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    The movie starts off with Charles Foster Kane which was produced by, directed and starred by Orson Welles. The movie begins with the the newsreel obituary footage that tells us about the life of Charles Foster Kane. It keeps us oriented as the screenplay progresses, piecing together the memories of those who knew him – Jed Leland his best friend, Susan Alexander his second wife and Mr. Bernstein, his business wizard were some of the few. “I don’t think any word can explain a man’s life”. The…

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    Citizen Kane's Happiness

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    Kane’s happiness A whole journey through the life of a billionaire and newspapers Tycoon, Citizen Kane is one of those memorable films that you must watch before you die. The film allows us to consider our life path and how do our decisions and life experiences lead us to conceive a new vision of happiness. Directed and starred by Orson Welles, this touching film portrays the struggles of a journalist to uncover the mysterious meaning of “Rosebud”, the last word pronounced by the famous Charles…

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    Citizen Kane's Happiness

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    Kane’s happiness A whole journey through the life of a billionaire and newspapers Tycoon, Citizen Kane is an amazing film. It allows us to consider our life path and how do our decisions and life experiences lead us to conceive a new vision of happiness. Directed and starred by Orson Welles, this touching film portrait the struggles of a journalist to find out the mysterious meaning of “Rosebud”, the last word pronounced by the famous Charles Foster Kane in his deathbed. The imagery and…

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    Citizen Kane

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    First released in 1941, Citizen Kane follows the life of Charles Foster Kane through a series of flashbacks in an attempt to uncover the mystery of his last words. Audiences are challenged to think about the correlation of wealth and love by observing the life of Charles Foster Kane. He was happiest when he was young, poor, and held the affections of his mother; as time progress the absence of maternal love could not be filled with money. Kane blames his cold caretaker for his lack of normalcy…

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    Citizen Kane Film Analysis Citizen Kane is a 1941 American film directed, co-written, produced by, and starring Orson Welles. The actors in Citizen Kane (1941) include Charles Foster Kane played by Orson Welles, Jedediah Leland played by Joseph Cotten, Susan Alexander Kane played by Dorothy Comingore, Mary Kane played by Agnes Moorehead, and Mr. Bernstein played by Everett Sloane. This film is a “fictional biography” and “a mystery,” making cinematic advances on many fronts (Belton 35). Its most…

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    making material wealth the primary indicator of success led Jay Gatsby to a tragic ending. First, What the American dream had as effect on Jay Gatsby’s and Charles Foster Kane’s lives. Jay Gatsby began existence with little, as the child of genuinely unsuccessful ranchers. When he was a young fellow he had even less, having willfully antagonized himself from his family, not able to deal with the part he had been managed in life. While all alone, he had the chance to reevaluate himself. In that…

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    In the many critical essays on Citizen Kane, three different perspectives on its meaning have dominated analytical writing about that film: work that concentrates on the mythic characters of Kane; essays that analyze the kaleidoscopic narrative structure that shapes its story; and writing that offers detailed interpretations of the stylistic compositions in the film, such as its use of deep focus and dramatic editing techniques. With the first two types of analysis as a background, here I will…

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    Citizen Kane (1941) by Orson Welles. Citizen Kane, directed and starred by Hollywood outcast Orson Welles, is according to most experts and film aficionados, the greatest movie ever made. The 1941’s classic of the silver screen depicts with avant-garde narrative techniques the life of the publishing tycoon, Charles Foster Kane. Although the film was not a box office hit in its first release, it is considered a cinematographic masterpiece of direction, film editing and lightning techniques. The…

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