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Book (ed.): "Filmmakers on filmmaking: The American Film Institute Seminars on Motion Pictures and Television"
Joe McBride | Joseph P. McBride
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[on "Citizen Kane"]: Kane" is ostensibly an attempt to resolve the complexities of a legendary man's character - it unfolds as a search for the meaning of his dying word, 'Rosebud' - but it is actually a piece of prestidigitation which makes the character disappear behind a flourish of artifice and mystery.
Now an assistant professor in the Cinema Dept. at San Francisco State University.