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    Unique ID Code: 0000004820
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    Added on: 13/5/2000 16:38
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    RKO 281 (US)

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    What went on the screen was nothing compared to what went on behind the scenes
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 87 mins
    Retail Price: $19.98
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    New from Executive Producers Tony Scott (Enemy of The state) and Ridley Scott (Thelma and Louse), RKO 281 the working title for "Citizen Kane" has been called the greatest movie of all time.

    Its visionary creator, Orson Welles, was only 24 when he arrived in Hollywood following the acclaim and scandal that erupted over the live radio broadcast of "War Of The Worlds". This was to be his first motion picture. The subject? An aging, obsessive newspaper publisher who controlled his enemies as ruthlessly as he controlled his friends, whose lavish estate was half the size of Rhode Island, and whose mistress was destined for fame whether she wanted it or not.

    He would bear so close a resemblance to the wealthy newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst, that Hearst himself would do anything to shut the movie down.

    The battle between Welles and Hearst over "Citizen Kane" is the stuff of legend, rich with tales of sexual blackmail, money changing hands and threats behind closed doors. Now those doors are being opened.

    Take a front row seat.

    The battle over RKO 281 is about to begin.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Cast & Crew Bios

    Video Tracks:
    Standard 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English
    Dolby Digital Mono Spanish

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Benjamin Ross

    Written By:

    David Suchet
    Liam Cunningham
    Roy Scheider
    Brenda Blethyn
    John Malkovich
    Melanie Griffith
    James Cromwell
    Liev Schreiber

    Soundtrack By:
    John Altman

    Director of Photography:
    Mike Southon

    Alex Mackie

    Production Designer:
    Maria Djurkovic

    Tony Scott
    Ridley Scott


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