The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

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 ago

jbbeebe

Cinematography is killer in dis here film

7 years ago

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.

a year ago

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