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1930's Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane (1941).

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Herman Mankiewicz
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Marion Davies
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Rita Alexander
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Joe Mankiewicz
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Louis B. Mayer
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Sara Mankiewicz
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Fraulein Freda
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Charles Lederer
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John Houseman
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David O. Selznick
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Orson Welles
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William Randolph Hearst
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Irving Thalberg
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Shelly Metcalf
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Sid Perelman
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George S. Kaufman
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Charles MacArthur
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Ben Hecht
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Eddie Cantor
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Tommy
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Joe Von Sternberg
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Doctor
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John Gilbert
Colin Ward ...
Older Man
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Younger Man (as Cooper Z. Tomlinson)
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Female Starlet
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Child Star
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Rexford Tugwell
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Norma Shearer Thalberg
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Irene Selznick
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Mrs. Mayer
Ian David Boyd ...
Slim (as Ian Boyd)
Jay Villwock ...
C.C.
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Ed the Gate Guard
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Grady
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Upton Sinclair
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Heckler
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Sinclair Supporter
Mario Di Donato ...
A Man's Voice (voice)
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Another Man
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Maude Anderson
Sebastian Faure ...
Movie Star #1
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Maitre D'
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Emcee
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Eve - Shelly's Girlfriend
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Singer
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Rabbi
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Johanna Mankiewicz - Age 2
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Elmma Wilson
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James Wilson
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Best Original Screenplay Announcer
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Broadcaster, Academy Awards (voice)
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Movie Star #2
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Aide - Ben
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Charlie Chaplin
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Starlet #1
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Assistant Director
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Female Party Goer
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Male Party Goer
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Martin Butler
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News Reel I
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News Reel II
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News Reel III
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Mayer's Assistant
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Starlet #2
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Starlet #3
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Starlet #4
Adrienne Evans ...
Wife #1
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Wife #2
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Wife #3
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Typist (uncredited)
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Sinclair Rally Goer / MGM Grip (uncredited)
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Hobo (uncredited)
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Studio Worker (uncredited)
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Young Joseph Mankiewicz (uncredited)
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Hobo #1 (uncredited)
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Bette Davis (uncredited)
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Chef (uncredited)
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Shelby Metcalf's Camera Operator (uncredited)
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Carole Lombard (uncredited)
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George Schaefer (uncredited)
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Beach Goer #2 (uncredited)
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Photographer (uncredited)
Zane Garcia ...
Funeral Member (uncredited)
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Shopper (uncredited)
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AD (uncredited)
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Precision Driver (uncredited)
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Academy Awards Starlet (uncredited)
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Oscars Guest (uncredited)
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MGM Child Star (uncredited)
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Trocadero Dancer (uncredited)
Shann Ihde ...
Oscar Guest (uncredited)
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Rally Goer (uncredited)
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Marion's Limo Driver (uncredited)
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Sinclair Rally goer (uncredited)
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Sinclair Rally Goer (uncredited)
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Typist (uncredited)
Nicholas Leiting ...
Trocadero Dancer (uncredited)
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Billie Dove (uncredited)
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Writer (uncredited)
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MGM Worker (uncredited)
Steve Luchsinger ...
Studio Painter (uncredited)
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Joe-Native American (uncredited)
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Trocadero Dancer (uncredited)
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MGM Sound Technician (uncredited)
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Groundskeeper (uncredited)
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Scantily-Clad Secretary (uncredited)
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MGM Grip (uncredited)
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Sinclair Rally Goer (uncredited)
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Dancer (uncredited)
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Hobo (uncredited)
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Costumer (uncredited)
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Mayer's Guest (uncredited)
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Worker (uncredited)
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Cedric Gibbons (uncredited)
Gabriela Rae ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
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Tally Girl (uncredited)
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Makeup Artist (uncredited)
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Studio Laborer (uncredited)
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Raymond (uncredited)
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Trocadero Dancer (uncredited)
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Kitchen Staff (uncredited)
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Seamstress (uncredited)
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Sinclair Rally Goer (uncredited)
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Mayer Minion (uncredited)
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Don Mankiewicz (uncredited)
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Drunk Man (uncredited)
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Security 1 (uncredited)
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Newsreel Interviewer (uncredited)
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Actor playing Native American (uncredited)
Luke Teerling ...
Ranch Handler (uncredited)
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Geraldine Fitzgerald (uncredited)
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Typist / Background (uncredited)
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Joan Crawford (uncredited)
Sebastian Twohey-Jacobs ...
Beach Goer (uncredited)
Jelly Vamvas ...
Edith Head (uncredited)
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Young Herman Mankiewicz (uncredited)
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Gate Guard (uncredited)
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Flower Guy (uncredited)
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Darryl F. Zanuck (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)

Directed by

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David Fincher

Written by

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Jack Fincher ... (screen play by)

Produced by

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Ceán Chaffin ... producer (p.g.a.)
William Doyle ... co-producer
Peter Mavromates ... co-producer
Andrea McKee ... associate producer
Eric Roth ... producer (p.g.a.)
Douglas Urbanski ... producer (p.g.a.)

Music by

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Trent Reznor
Atticus Ross

Cinematography by

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Erik Messerschmidt ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Kirk Baxter

Editorial Department

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Jennifer Chung ... assistant editor
Casey Curtiss ... assistant editor
Ben Insler ... first assistant editor
Jeremy Shattuck ... assistant editor
Greg Stanley ... Apprentice Editor
Kyle Steeno ... post-production coordinator
Eric Weidt ... digital intermediate colorist

Casting By

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Laray Mayfield

Production Design by

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Donald Graham Burt

Art Direction by

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Chris Craine
Dan Webster ... supervising art director

Set Decoration by

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Jan Pascale

Costume Design by

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Trish Summerville

Makeup Department

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Jennifer Aspinall ... makeup artist
Mark Bautista ... makeup artist (as Mark Anthony Bautista)
Toni Bisset ... makeup artist
June Brickman ... makeup artist
Laura Calvo ... makeup artist
Raqueli Dahan ... makeup artist (as Raqueli Dahan-Gonen)
Marianna Elias ... makeup artist
Kris Evans ... makeup artist
Jeong-Hwa Fonkalsrud ... makeup artist
Kase Glenn ... hair stylist
Anthony Gordon ... makeup artist
Michelle Audrina Kim ... assistant makeup department head
Dugg Kirkpatrick ... hair stylist
Colleen LaBaff ... assistant head hair stylist
Norma Lee ... hair stylist
Maha ... makeup artist (as Maha Lessner)
Marc Mapile ... hair stylist
Jacklin Masteran ... hair stylist
Valli O'Reilly ... makeup artist
Cynthia P. Romo ... hair stylist
Barry Rosenberg ... hair stylist
Kimberley Spiteri ... hair department head
Vera Steimberg ... makeup artist
Peggy Teague ... makeup artist
Patricia Vecchio ... hair stylist
Keiko Wedding ... makeup artist
Cindy Williams ... makeup artist
Gigi Williams ... makeup department head

Production Management

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Basil Grillo ... executive in charge of production
Allen Kupetsky ... unit production manager
Karla Torres ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Richard Goodwin ... first assistant director
Samantha Smith McGrady ... second assistant director
Matt McKinnon ... second second assistant director
George Williams III ... additional second assistant director

Art Department

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Antonio Andraus ... leadman
Thomas Betts ... set designer
Joanna Bush ... Illustrator
Carlos Camacho ... Prop Maker
Nancy Deren ... set designer
Reid Embrey ... additional on-set dresser
Olivia Ferguson ... Set Dec PA
Trish Gallaher Glenn ... property master
Tony Gardner ... specialty props
Tim Gideon ... set dresser
Philip Ginolfi ... Construction foreman
Jeffery Goyer ... construction coordinator
Joni Indursky ... Set Decoration Buyer
Teri Lane ... property buyer
Justin J. LaPresle ... location foreman
Chris Larsen ... set dresser
Hogan Lee ... assistant art director
Tammy S. Lee ... set designer
Jason Logerot ... Standby Painter
Jeffrey Lombardi ... assistant property master
Nikolai Loveikis ... on-set dresser
Aaron Maier ... prop maker
Daniela Medeiros ... specialist set designer
Tasha Lee Moth ... props
Kimberly Pope ... Art Department Coordinator
Roberto Rodriguez ... Construction Buyer
Cassidy Shipley ... lead man set designer
Michael Thurman ... set dresser
Dan Webster ... Supervising Art Director
Lori West ... Graphic Artist
Marcel Worch ... general foreman

Sound Department

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Cameron Barker ... dialogue assistant editor
Lisa Chino ... dialogue assistant editor
Scott Curtis ... foley mixer
Coya Elliott ... sound effects editor
Shaun Farley ... foley editor
Malcolm Fife ... sound effects editor
David Fisk ... sound utility
Kim Foscato ... dialogue editor
Josh Gold ... sound effects editor
Chris Hall ... additional sound utility
Ren Klyce ... re-recording mixer / sound supervised by
Drew Kunin ... sound mixer
Brandon Loulias ... pro tools playback mixer
Jeremy Molod ... supervising sound editor
Nathan Nance ... re-recording mixer
David Parker ... re-recording mixer
Michael Primmer ... boom operator
Richard Quinn ... dialogue editor (as Rich Quinn)
David Raymond ... boom operator
Shelley Roden ... foley artist
John Roesch ... foley artist
Jonathon Stevens ... sound effects editor
Malcolm Fife ... sound effects recordist (uncredited)
Ren Klyce ... sound designer (uncredited)
Josh Lowden ... general manager (uncredited)
Liz Marston ... assistant re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Derek McGinley ... assistant re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Jeremy Molod ... loop group recordist (uncredited) / sound effects recordist (uncredited)
Jonathan Null ... head of production (uncredited)
David Peifer ... digital editorial support (uncredited)
Carrie Perry ... scheduling (uncredited)
Mike Peters ... post production finance manager (uncredited)
Eva Porter ... client services (uncredited)
Renee Russo ... post production sound accountant (uncredited)
Jonathon Stevens ... sound effects recordist (uncredited)

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John C. Carlucci ... special effects
Frank Ceglia ... special effects coordinator: additional photogaphy
Joe Eckstein ... special effects technician: not credited
Quinton Farina ... special effects technician
Josh Hakian ... special effects coordinator
Shannon Kemp ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Irais Aguilar ... vfx production manager: OllinVFX
Adrian Alanis ... digital compositor
Alejandro Alva Sanchez ... digital compositor
Giselle Amkie ... visual effects
Andrés Arias Gómez ... ollin vfx
Jessica Atkinson ... visual effects editor: Territory Studio
Ron Barr ... digital opticals: Outback Post
Alexander Beale ... Production Coordinator: Artemple - Hollywood
Derek Bird ... Digital compositor: Artemple-Hollywood
Michael Bogen ... Digital compositor: Artemple-Hollywood
Freddie Bowden ... visual effects coordinator: Territory Studio
Mark Bradley ... visual effects artist: Territory Studio
Simon Carr ... visual effects supervisor: Territory Studio
Saumik Chaudhuri ... digital compositor
Diana Chu ... vfx production coordinator: ILM
Terence Chu ... visual effects
Karin Cooper ... digital artist: ILM
Danira Corona Piñera ... Digital Compositor: Ollin VFX
Mathew Cowie ... visual effects artist
Milagros Cué ... roto artist: Ollin VFX
Robin L. D'Arcy ... VFX Executive Producer: Territory Studio / territory studio
Anthony Davis ... Digital compositor: Artemple-Hollywood
Maximiliano Dives ... VFX Production Manager
Christopher Doulgeris ... visual effects
Leandro Estebecorena ... associate visual effects supervisor: ILM
Maeve Eydmann ... visual effects artist: Territory Studio
Sean Feeley ... pipeline TD: Territory Studio
Joseph Fortuno ... digital artist: ILM
Stephanie Gadsden ... digital compositor: Ollin VFX (as Stephanie Godson)
Vanina Gancheva ... compositor: Territory Studio
Miguel A. Granados ... ollin vfx: lead modeler, texture and look dev artist
María Fernanda Gómez ... cg coordinator: Ollin VFXc
H Haden Hammond ... visual effects
Kyle Hause ... Roto Paint Artist: Artemple - Hollywood
Trevor Hazel ... digital artist: ILM
Pablo Helman ... visual effects supervisor
Ben Hicks ... visual effects artist: Territory Studio
Sherry Hitch ... visual effects artist: ILM
Maura Hogan ... digital artist: ILM
Flannery Huntley ... Visual Effects Producer: ILM
Emma Ibbetson ... visual effects producer: Territory Studio
Sven Jensen ... digital artist: ILM
Tim Kilgour ... visual effects artist: Territory Studio
John Knoll ... visual effects supervisor: ILM
Nora León ... rotoscoping supervisor: OllinVFX
Brice Liesveld ... visual effects producer
Kate T.C. Lin ... compositor
Cindy Liu ... Digital compositor: Artemple-Hollywood
Pedro Loza López ... digital compositor: Ollin VFX
Ben Margerison ... visual effects coordinator: Territory Studio
Jeronimo Martinez ... Matchmove artist: Ollin Vfx
Tom McLoughlin ... executive visual effects producer: Territory Studio
Xany Mendez ... visual effects assistant supervisor: Ollin VFX
David Meny ... digital artist: ILM
Yabin Morales ... visual effects supervisor: Ollin VFX
Jhonnatan Alejandro Niño ... visual effects artist: Ollin VFX
Collette Nunes ... visual effects editor: Territory Studio
Erin D. O'Connor ... Executive Visual Effects Producer: ILM (as Erin Dusseault)
Pablo Otero ... visual effects artist: Territory Studio
Kevin Page ... digital artist: ILM
James Pastorius ... visual effects supervisor: Savage VFX
Neal Patel ... visual effects artist: Territory Studio
Nimesh j Patel ... visual effects artist: Territory Studio
Ashley Pay ... cg supervisor: Territory Studio
Will Preston ... visual effects artist: Territory Studio
Alan Puah ... pipeline TD: Territory Studio
Jose Andres Romero ... digital compositor
Tyler Scarlet ... concept artist: ILM
David Sheldon-Hicks ... visual effects: Territory Studio
David Shirk ... animation supervisor: ILM
David Sudd ... Digital Artist: Artemple - Hollywood
Greg Szafranski ... Digital Artist: Artemple - Hollywood
Alejandro Diego von Dorrer ... Visual Effects Executive: Ollin VFX
Steve Walton ... digital artist: ILM
Aimée Cruz Zermeño ... Production Assistant
Wei Zheng ... Visual Effects Supervisor: Artemple Hollywood
Marcela Salas ... digital compositor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Danny Downey ... stunts
Zack Duhame ... stunt coordinator
Mickey Giacomazzi ... stunt coordinator
Justin Kell ... stunt performer
Efka Kvaraciejus ... stunts
Kurt Nelson ... stunts
Pat Romano ... stunt rigger
Dalton Rondell ... stunts
Brett Sheerin ... stunt performer
Lucas Swallow ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Minh Bahnsen ... grip
Cody Jake Banks ... lighting programmer: Sinclair campaign rally
Dwayne Barr ... dolly grip: "a" camera
Chad C. Barrow ... rigging key grip
Marek Bojsza ... lighting technician
Larry Cha ... set lighting rigging gangboss
Miles Crist ... still photographer
Will Dearborn ... B Camera Operator
Jerry C. Deats ... key grip
Jordan DeGracia ... rigging grip
Jeremy Dewald ... lighting technician
Douglas Dole ... best boy grip
Rod Farley ... grip
Danny Gonzalez ... gaffer
James Green ... best boy electric
Ocean Harris ... rigging electrician
Evan Houth ... lighting technician
Michael Kennedy ... electric rigging lighting technician
Lorne MacDougall ... Systems Technician
Thomas McCarty ... lighting technician
William J. McDevitt ... grip
Patrick Moynahan ... plate van technician
Michael Mull ... Dolly Grip / dolly grip (as Mike Mull)
Brian S. Osmond ... A Camera Operator
Richard Rasmussen ... lighting console programmer
Alex Scott ... first assistant "a" camera
Eric Tolzmann ... lighting technician
Mike Visencio ... rigging gaffer
Brian Wells ... Additional 1st assistant camera
Steve Wolfe ... C camera 1st assistant / first assistant camera
Giovanni Zelko ... lighting technician

Casting Department

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Patty Connolly ... adr voice casting
Audrey Loeb ... casting assistant
Tom Martorano ... extras casting (as Thomas Martorano)
Anna Mayworm ... casting assistant
Michelle McDermott ... Extras Casting
Adam Penny ... extras casting
Mark Sussman ... adr voice casting
Milla Wilcock ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kristin Adams Achtmeyer ... truck costumer
Ariel Boroff ... additional costumer
Anita Louise Brown ... set costumer
Bridget Bungart ... additional background costumer
Samantha Burpee ... Tableperson
Susi Campos ... costumer
Joseph Cigliano ... key costumer
Paige Crutcher ... set costumer
Nictheha Cruz ... costume assistant
Corey Deist ... assistant costume designer
Ariel Gold ... costume supervisor
Gia Jimenez ... set costumer
Julia Saeri Lee ... costume assistant
Marilyn Madsen ... costume manufacturing foreperson / costumer
Vicente Parada ... set costumer
Alice Pico ... costumer
Lawrence Quon ... set costumer
Elisa Sebra ... set costumer
Anna Seltzer ... costumer
Kelsey Smith ... costumer
Laura Wong ... fabric buyer
Jeannine Bourdaghs ... day player set costumer (uncredited)

Location Management

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William Doyle ... supervising location manager
Roberts Jones ... assistant location manager
Katie Mack ... assistant location manager
Chancelle Mafoua ... assistant location manager
David McKinney ... key assistant location manager
Marc Meeks ... key assistant location manager
Neal Prosansky ... location manager: additional photography
Walter Roshetski ... location manager
Benjamin Stoll ... key assistant location manager
Evan Peller ... location scout (uncredited)

Music Department

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Aldo Arechar ... assistant engineer
Jonathan Beard ... score preparation
Sally Boldt ... music editor
Nick Chuba ... Score Engineer
Alan Meyerson ... music scoring mixer
Conrad Pope ... Orchestrations and Arrangements
Eva Reistad ... score mix assistant
Tommy Simpson ... Score Engineer
Scott Michael Smith ... music scoring mixer
Edward Trybek ... score preparation
Henri Wilkinson ... score preparation

Script and Continuity Department

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Jean-Paul Chreky ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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John M. Ball ... driver
David W. Dale ... driver
Kimo Han ... driver
Andrew Kapuscinski ... Set Dressing Driver
John Lybrand ... Driver
Scott Philbrick ... driver
Douglas Price ... driver
Chris Raines ... transportation co-captain
Paul E. Stroh ... transportation coordinator
Dave Woodcock ... water truck driver

Additional Crew

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Eliana Victoria Alcouloumre ... set production assistant
Zack Alexopolus ... Producer: Product Creative
Kylie Anderson ... office production assistant
Robert Benavides Jr. ... Head Researcher
Lisa Brown ... wrangler
Tamara Bunker ... additional set production assistant
John Burns ... Set Medic
Sarah Catizone ... supervising set medic
John Chafee ... studio teacher
William Conacher ... dialect coach: Tom Burke
Kit Conners ... additional set production assistant
Conrad T. Curtis ... production assistant
Penny Dyer ... dialect coach: Charles Dance
Heather Fortin ... production assistant
Yanaina Gutierrez ... production assistant
Elizabeth Himelstein ... dialect coach: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Tom Pelphrey (as Liz Himelstein)
Lewis Tucker Hyland ... Production Assistant
Teresa Jaime Drapkin ... Payroll Accountant
Justin Kell ... motorcycle coordinator
Cindy Laraway ... Clearance Administrator
Bobby Lovgren ... wrangler
Daniele Lydon ... dialect coach: Sam Troughton (as Danièle Lydon)
Camille Marquez ... production assistant
Deion McCarter ... set production assistant
Katie McClellan ... Voice Actor
Logan Morley McCurdy ... set production assistant
Susan Murphy ... production accountant
Rachel Obering ... Set production assistant
Dominic Pacitti ... Set Production Assistant
Martin Petraitis ... production assistant
Maribeth Powers ... additional set production assistant
Ben Pronsky ... ADR Voice Actor
Keelin Quigley ... production assistant
Dante Rizzo ... Medic
Christopher Rosenblum ... set production assistant
Grace Olivia Shaw ... production assistant
Rebecca Sianez ... Associate Producer: Product Creative
Kaleigh Spencer ... additional set production assistant
Karla Torres ... production coordinator
Amandarina Tuccio ... Assistant Payroll Accountant
Ashleigh Tucker ... Travel Coordinator
Venus Ventura ... 1st Assistant Accountant
Nate White ... Office Production Assistant
Eric K. Yun ... assistant production coordinator
Farley Ziegler ... Head Researcher

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Jack Fincher ... in memory of

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Plot Summary

1940. Film studio RKO hires 24-year-old wunderkind Orson Welles under a contract that gives him full creative control of his movies. For his first film, he calls in washed-up alcoholic Herman J Mankiewicz to write the screenplay. That film is "Citizen Kane," and this is the story of how it was written. Written by grantss

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Also Known As
  • 曼克 (China, Mandarin title)
  • Манк (Ukraine)
  • Mank/マンク (Japan, Japanese title)
  • Манк (Russia)
  • 曼克 (Taiwan)
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Runtime
  • 131 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Shot on RED Monstrochrome 8K cameras, no color version of this film exists. See more »
Goofs In the first flashback scene featuring the meeting between the writers, Josef Von Sternberg, and David O. Selznick in 1930, the characters mention Universal Studios as the "horror studio" and mention titles such as Frankenstein and The Wolf Man. Frankenstein would not be filmed and released until the following year while The Wolf Man would not be made until 1941; 11 years after the scene takes place. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Nick Kroll/Lily Collins/Matt Berninger (2020). See more »
Soundtracks (If Only You Could) Save Me See more »
Crazy Credits The Netflix logos at the beginning and end are in full color, despite the film being in black and white. See more »
Quotes Herman Mankiewicz: You cannot capture a man's entire life in two hours. All you can hope is to leave the impression of one.
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