Overview

Orson Welles trained as an artist before he become an actor and director, and continued to draw and paint throughout his career - character sketches, storyboards, set designs, pictures of the people and places that inspired him. These artworks are a sketchbook of his life, and most have never been seen outside his family and close friends. For the first time, award-winning director Mark Cousins has been granted access to this treasure trove of imagery, to make a film about what he finds there - the story of Welles' visual thinking, never before told. An exclusive new perspective on one of the 20th century's greatest creative figures, whose art and life continue to fascinate audiences today.

  1. Mark Cousins

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Beatrice Wells

    Herself

  2. Mark Cousins

    Mark Cousins

    Himself

  3. Orson Welles

    Orson Welles

    Himself (archive footage)

  4. Rita Hayworth

    Rita Hayworth

    Herself (archive footage)

Full Cast & Crew

The Eyes of Orson Welles
The Eyes of Orson Welles

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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 17, 2018
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

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