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It's All True (1993)

A documentary about Orson Welles's unfinished three-part film about South America.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Manuel 'Jacare' Olimpio Meira Manuel 'Jacare' Olimpio Meira ... Himself
Jeronimo André De Souza Jeronimo André De Souza ... Himself
Raimundo 'Tata' Correia Lima Raimundo 'Tata' Correia Lima ... Himself
Manuel 'Preto' Pereira da Silva Manuel 'Preto' Pereira da Silva ... Himself (as Manuel 'Preto' Pereira Da Silva)
Jose Sobrinho Jose Sobrinho ... Himself
Francisca Moreira da Silva Francisca Moreira da Silva ... Herself (as Francisca Moreira Da Silva)
Miguel Ferrer ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carmen Miranda ... Herself (voice) (archive footage)
Edmar Morel Edmar Morel ... Himself - Interviewee
Grande Otelo Grande Otelo ... Himself
Orson Welles ... Himself - Interview (archive footage)
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A documentary about Orson Welles's unfinished three-part film about South America.

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Certificate:

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Country:

France | USA

Language:

Portuguese | English

Release Date:

October 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dreamers See more »

Filming Locations:

Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Welles was persuaded to accept the project by Nelson Rockefeller. a coordinator of the State Department's Committee on Inter-American Affairs and a large stockholder in RKO Studios. See more »

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Featured in E! Mysteries & Scandals: Orson Welles (1999) See more »

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orson's thoughts
23 February 2006 | by Narrator_Jack_dot_comSee all my reviews

From "This Is Orson Welles" by Bogdanovich

On the film:

"I've never seen any of what we shot, not a foot. Nobody ever saw the rushes."

On filming in South America:

"I didn't even like it particularly. I liked samba, but I didn't want to go down and live in South America--it's my least favorite part of the world."

On filming:

"I had this enormous crew sent down--I didn't want them, but they gave me two camera crews. So I'd sent a crew out there and said, 'Shoot 'em marching up and down.' I had to keep them busy; they were always saying, 'We want to get home--we're trapped here.'...So there must have been an awful lot of junk shot, because I wasn't even there."


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