THE EYES OF ORSON WELLES
Film - Lights! Camera! Action! Filmfest 2018

THE EYES OF ORSON WELLES

Directed by Mark Cousins

Info

Director: Mark Cousins
Section: Lights! Camera! Action!
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2018
Language: English
Version: Original version
Cast: Mark Cousins, Beatrice Welles
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Logline

THE EYES OF ORSON WELLES

The eyes of Orson Welles projected an intense gaze, in front of and behind the camera; they were to be seen, and they sized up what they saw. They served not only Welles, the actor and filmmaker, but also Welles, the graphic artist, who continued to draw during his entire cinema career. This is a different kind of story told in pictures, using lots of previously unpublished material brought to light by filmmaker and critic Mark Cousins.

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Meet the director

THE EYES OF ORSON WELLES

Mark Cousins

Mark Cousins was born in Belfast in 1965. He has been a curator at the Edinburgh Film Festival, a host of BBC2 movie programs, and an author of books on cinema. He turned one of these into the 11-hour miniseries THE STORY OF FILM (2011), in which he traced the history of cinema from its beginnings up to the present day.

Credits

Screenplay: Mark Cousins
Director of Photography: Mark Cousins
Film Editor: Timo Langer
Composer: Matt Regan
Sound: Ali Murray
Producer: Adam Dawtrey, Mary Bell
Production Company: Bofa Productions Limited
Co-Producer: Mark Bell, Michael Moore, Mark Thomas
World Sales: Dogwoof Ltd