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Citizen Kane Citizen Kane is a film that was produced in 1941 by Orson Wells The film has one of the best camera uses and lighting They show the viewers Kanes raise and fall from power Citizen Kane has very complex narrative structure Throughout the movie film explains viewers social and cultural differences of the main character The film also has very creative and original plot It is made of flashbacks in Charles Kanes life The viewers have to put them all together to figure out physical and psychological trades of the character The film opens and ends with sign NO TRESPASS on the fence of the Kanes place called Xanadu Then as the movie progresses we see the main character Charles Foster Kane dying in his own bed and saying only one word -rosebud The whole movie is based on this saying A young reporter tries to find out what does word rosebud mean He interviews five Charles Kanes friends and gets the information about Kanes past but he never finds out what that word actually means There are many nice shots in this movie The most interesting shots where Kane reflected through parallel mirrors the little boy playing in the snow in the background as his future is determined Also the shot where Kanes face is hidden in shadow shows the viewers wonderful work of the producer expressing the motive of the scene through shadings The film itself is about images that we all reflect and project so in the end we are all that we leave behind Charles Foster Kane becomes a very powerful man after purchasing newspaper-printing facility He even tries to run for a governor at one point He is unable to become one because of his romance with his second wife All the time that Kane spends with his wife Susan he tries to make her laugh and smiles to her That shows not only
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