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IT’S ALL TRUE

12:40

Wednesday, January 28

(1993, Richard Wilson, Myron Meisel & Bill Krohn) Reconstruction of Welles’ aborted 1942 South American project, with his color footage of Carnival in Rio, the “blessing of the bull,” and the near-complete semi-documentary story of four fishermen’s 2,000-mile sea voyage to Rio on a tiny raft. Full title:  It’s All True:  Based on an Unfinished Film by Orson WellesApprox. 87 min. 35mm.

Reviews

“A LONG, SEDUCTIVE FOOTNOTE TO A CINEMA LEGEND.” 
– Vincent Canby, The New York Times 

“What little there was looked stunning. In this documentary, happily, there's much more to show.” 
– Geoff Andrew, Time Out (London)