citizen kane response paper

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Will Dodd Response Writing: Citizen Kane Citizen Kane is arguably the most respected and influential film of its, or any other time. The editing techniques utilized by director Orson Welles are simply amazing, especially since it was the first time that a film used so many innovative techniques. Citizen Kane was one of the first films to use deep focus shots , the use of flashbacks to tell a story, epic long shots with extreme close ups mixed in, a cast of actors whose characters aged throughout the film, dissolves and crane shots all in one movie. The film also makes innovative uses of sound. Citizen Kane has certainly stood the test of time and continues to awe viewers, film critiques, and aspiring film makers to this day with its use of such impressive editing and sound techniques. From the start of Citizen Kane, you can tell it is not going to be your average movie. The film starts by showing a chain link fence slowly dissolve into a wooden fence. This is just the first of many scenes in which a dissolve is used. Next, a
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