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Year
1942
Runtime
88 min.
Directors
Orson Welles, Fred Fleck
Genres
Drama, Romance
Rating *
7.9
Votes *
14,635
Checks
4,909
Favs
378
Dislikes
49
Favs/checks
7.7% (1:13)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. dchauvin's avatar

    dchauvin

    Even bearing in mind the studio cuts, i couldn't really see the semblances of a film "better than Citizen Kane", as Welles supposedly claimed Ambersons could've been. Also the version that survives is very dark and the picture aspect is rather cluttered and awkward. I watched the DVD so I assume this is the best surviving copy, which really is a shame. 7 years 8 months ago
  2. jbbeebe's avatar

    jbbeebe

    Cinematography is killer in dis here film 8 years 1 month ago
  3. Forzelius's avatar

    Forzelius

    Ok I guess, ain't no Citizen Kane. Tim Holt and the cinematography were aces, though. Having said that, it's cut so heavily who knows what the original product would've been. 1 year 7 months ago
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  2. This movie ranks #64 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  3. This movie ranks #78 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  4. This movie ranks #88 in A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese
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  5. This movie ranks #95 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  7. This movie ranks #149 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  9. This movie ranks #215 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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  10. This movie ranks #265 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  13. This movie ranks #1147 in The Criterion Collection
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