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Date Night “Citizen Kane”
December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The storyline follows a reporter assigned to decipher Kane’s (Wells) dying words. His investigation gradually reveals the fascinating portrait of a complex man who rose from obscurity to staggering heights. Though Kane”s friend and colleague Jedediah Leland (Joseph Cotten), and his mistress, Susan Alexander (Dorothy Comingore), shed fragments of light on Kane”s life, the reporter fears he may never penetrate the mystery of the elusive man”s final word, “Rosebud.”
It was Wells’s first feature film, produced in 1941, nominated for nine Academy Awards and hailed by most critics, filmmakers, and fans as the greatest movie ever made. It topped both versions of the esteemed American Film Institute’s Top 100 list. And Rotten Tomatoes gives it a 100% fresh noting, “Orson Welles”s epic … is entertaining, poignant, and inventive in its storytelling, earning its reputation as a landmark achievement in film.”
Thur. Dec. 12, 7 pm. Tickets $10 and comes with a complimentary glass of wine and a Kiss.