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Orson Welles Orson Welles was an actor producer director writer and columnist who revolutionized the film industry by directing movies that depicted men and woman as real human beings Throughout his writing career Welles characters reflected his own personality and inspired others to write about human struggles both good and bad An innovative dynamic individual Welles spent his entire life experimenting with different mediums and bringing to the world his vision of mans never ending struggle to conquer his own inner demons Welles was a man whose life was one of paradox His films reflected his inner conflicts and his attempt to assuage the two extremes of his own existence For thirty years people have been asking me how I reconcile X with Y The truthful answer is that I dont Everything about me is a contradiction and so is everything about everybody else We are made out of oppositions we live between two poles There is a philistine and an aesthete in all of us and a murderer and a saint You dont reconcile the poles You just recognize them To Kennety Tynan 1967 Orson Welles is often referred to as a Renaissance man an individual whos ambitious and concerned with revolutionizing multiple aspects of life He was a prolific writer and talented actor who often appeared in his own productions A gifted artist Welles coupled his abundant energy with an enthusiasm for life He tried everything and was not afraid to take risks and to suffer the consequences of failures as well as the acclaims of success While some critics say that Welles could never top Citizen Kane such movies as The Trial Touch of Evil and The Lady from Shanghai are considered classics and monumental feats in cinema production However movies like The Stranger Chimes at Midnights and Mr Arkadin were criticized as being One-Man Band shows where Welles glorified and engrandized himself Welles films reflect his ambivalent vision of life
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