Overall Rank: 2330
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 29
Theatrical Release Date: 02/25/1977
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Orson Welles
Actors: Orson Welles, Oja Kodar, Peter Bogdanovich, Joseph Cotten, François Reichenbach, Richard Wilson
Plot: Orson Welles directs this documentary about fakes and forgeries while focusing on his own history and maybe fooling the audience as well. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/11/2019
A brilliant film essay that defies genre, "F for Fake" convinces audiences that the master Orson Welles could still make a one of a kind film even 30+ years after "Citizen Kane."
mitchellyoung - wrote on 11/27/2011
You kind of have to suspend all sense of linear thinking to get this very experiential documentary. Orson Welles is dissecting mise-en-scene and the cinematic concept of truth vs. fiction in a very fascinating and often very entertaining way. The film's definitely a headtrip, but a fun one that will prompt many rewatchings to grasp.
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