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Unformatted text preview: lost $150,000, but is still regarded as the best film ever made. Citizen Kane is the classic story of “America” and the “American Tycoon”, and that “Money cant buy happiness”. But I think that Kane is a metaphor for “America”, and that our rise as a world power, will ultimately be the demise of America as a country. About how we abuse our power to get what we want and trying to have control over everything but this will be the downfall of America. I think what Orson was really trying to say was that America is rich in money, wealth, and material possessions, but we are very poor in spirit, heart, and culture as a whole country. So overall I really like this movie now, and I really like how this is kind of applying to us now, since we are going through rough waters as a country. On a grade scale I would give this an A....
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- Spring '11
- Orson Welles, Films considered the greatest ever, fi rst time, Serna Ms. Davis