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3.8
325 Ratings

The Other Side of the Wind

Directed by Orson Welles
France, Iran, 2018
Drama

Synopsis

A famed, and infamous, movie director, JJ Hannaford, dies in a car accident. He was about to release his latest movie and a documentary camera crew had been following him around in the days preceding his death. We see the events leading up to his death.

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The Other Side of the Wind Directed by Orson Welles

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

2018 | Winner: William K. Everson Film History Award

The New York Film Festival

2018 | Special Events

Welles set out to document an end of an era, but the strange liminal moment he captured might not yet have passed.
January 19, 2019
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Part withering self-portrait, part savage satire, The Other Side of the Wind turns a birthday party for an aging studio-era director (John Huston) into a kaleidoscopic send-up of late-’60s media, masculinit, New Hollywood upstarts, and European art-house auteurs alike.
January 02, 2019
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Kaleidoscopic, labyrinthine and disorienting, The Other Side of the Wind is unmistakably Wellesian.
December 20, 2018
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