F for Fake (1975)
Release Year: 1975
Ratings: IMDB: 7.8/10 Metascore: N/A RT: 89%
Duration: 89 mins
Country: France, Iran, West Germany,
Actors: Gary Graver, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Joseph Cotten, Laurence Harvey, Nina Van Pallandt, Oja Kodar, Orson Welles, Paul Stewart, Peter Bogdanovich, Richard Wilson, William Alland,
Director: Orson Welles,
Synopsis: F for Fake: Orson Welles' free-form documentary about fakery focusses on the notorious art forger Elmyr de Hory and Elmyr's biographer, Clifford Irving, who also wrote the celebrated fraudulent Howard Hughes autobiography, then touches on the reclusive Hughes and Welles' own career (which started with a faked resume and a phony Martian invasion). On the way, Welles plays a few tricks of his own on the audience.