Orson Welles's F For Fake (Criterion Collection) (Widescreen)

Orson Welles's F For Fake (Criterion Collection) (Widescreen)
$26.24
FREE shipping on orders $50 +
If your order totals $50 or more and you select Value shipping, this item and any other qualifying items ship for free!
FREE pickup
Sold by Walmart.com
 
Showing options for 07095
Type
Arrives
Cost
Value
Data unavailable
$4.97
Standard
Data unavailable
$6.97
Expedited
Data unavailable
Rush
Data unavailable
 
Showing options for 07095
Location
Buy online for pickup

About this item

The final directorial project the legendary Orson Welles completed during his lifetime, F for Fake is less a documentary than an example of cinematic free association on the topic of trickery. Much of the film is in fact drawn from other sources, most notably an unfinished documentary by Francois Reichenbach on the notorious Elmyr de Hory, whose extremely skillful forgeries of famous paintings caused scandals amongst art collectors and experts. In an additional bit of irony, de Hory's interviewer is author Clifford Irving, who became infamous due to a forgery of his own: a falsified autobiography of Howard Hughes. Welles openly re-edits and manipulates this footage, using it as a spine for his own commentary, arguing that there is an extremely close relationship between art and lying, and citing instances from his own career to prove the point. Through a combination of documentary and staged footage, Welles attempts to illustrate the artifice behind all filmmaking, even that of a supposedly non-fiction variety. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi.

New, restored high-definition digital transfer, Audio commentary by star and co-writer Oja Kodar and director of photography Gary Graver, Introduction by director Peter Bogdanovich, Extended nine-minute trailer, "Orson Welles: One-Man Band" (1995), an 88-minute documentary about Welles' unfinished projects, "Almost True: The Noble Art of Forgery" (1997), a 52-minute documentary about art forger Elmyr de Hory, A 60 Minutes interview with Clifford Irving, from 2000, about his Howard Hughes autobiography hoax, A 1972 Hughes press conference exposing Irving's hoax, Plus: A new essay by film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum.

Subtitles: English.

Specifications

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Oja Kodar, William Alland, Peter Bogdanovich, Gary Graver, Paul Stewart, Orson Welles, Francois Reichenbach
Director: Orson Welles
Studio Name: Phase 4 Films
DVD Release Date: 04/26/2005
Rating: PG
Format: DVD
Screen Format: Widescreen
Run Time (in minutes): 88 minutes
Language: English
Audio Tracks: AC, Dolby Digital Mono
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.42
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 0.5 x 5.5 x 7.44
Show

Customer reviews

Be the first to review this item. Share your rating and review so that other customers can decide if this is the right item for them.

Customer Q&A

Back
Questions & Answers
1 questions
1-1 of 1 questions

Ask a question

If you would like to share feedback with us about pricing, delivery or other customer service issues, please contact customer service directly.


Q&A tips and guidelines

Q&A Exchange Guidelines

When writing your question or answer, please follow these guidelines:

  • Do: Make sure your question is directly related to the product
  • Do: Be specific and provide as many details as possible
  • Do: Include the model number (if applicable)
  • Do: Write your question in English
  • Do Not: Include personal information (such as your full name)
  • All submitted questions and answers are subject to the terms set forth in our Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right not to post your question or answer if it contains any of the following:

  • Any information not related to the actual merchandise or topic
  • Obscenities, discriminatory language or other language not suitable for a public forum
  • Advertisements or “spam” content
  • Email addresses, physical addresses or other forms of contact information
  • Critical or spiteful comments on other questions or answers posted on the page or their authors
  • Any imagery that demonstrates incorrect use of the merchandise
  • Anything that Walmart deems to be inappropriate, at Walmart's discretion

Provide as many details as possible, including the model number (if applicable).

Remember: Don’t include personal information (such as your full name).


Preview Question

Walmart does not sponsor, recommend or endorse any third party product or service, or any customer ideas or advice.

Thank you.

Questions will be checked against our question guidelines and posted within five to seven business days.

Back
1-1 of 1 questions See all

Policies & Plans

See any care plans, options and policies that may be associated with this product.

Gifting plans

Gift options are not available for this item.

Pricing policy

About our prices
We’re committed to providing low prices every day, on everything. So if you find a current lower price from an online retailer on an identical, in-stock product, tell us and we’ll match it. See more details at Online Price Match.

Product Recommendations

Your recently viewed items

Clear this list