Mark Cousins, Beatrice Welles
The art, sketches, set designs and storyboards Orson Welles produced throughout his career act as an entry point for director Mark Cousins to delve into the life and career of one of cinema’s most talented filmmakers. Welles trained as an artist before becoming an actor and director, and Cousins has been allowed unprecedented access to a treasure trove of images that provide a fascinating glimpse into Welles’ visual thinking. This film is a journey through his life punctuated by delightful insight.
An exhibition of Orson Welles' drawings and sketches will be on display at Summerhall between Thu 2 Aug and Sun 23 Sept 2018. See Summerhall.co.uk for more details.
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