Mr. Arkadin

  • 1955
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Mystery

A very strange motion picture shot in Spain, Germany, Italy, and France in 1954 and 1955, MR. ARKADIN (a.k.a. CONFIDENTIAL REPORT) remains one of Welles's most interesting failures. The director would later claim that its weaknesses were the fault of a ruthless distributor who insisted on reediting the film himself. Welles wrote the novel and the screenplay,...read more

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(Movie Clip) Quite A Looker
Zouk (Akim Tamiroff) listening as Van Stratten (Robert Arden) continues to reconstruct his story, leading to the Riviera, where he meets the daughter (more…)
(Movie Clip) Last Christmas Morning
The director, writer and co-star narrates the improbable opening, quick credits, then partial introduction of Van Stratten (Robert Arden) and Zouk (Ak (more…)
(Movie Clip) You Know The Type
Van Stratten (Robert Arden) at the Masquerade at the Monte Carlo villa, finally meets the notorious owner (writer-director Orson Welles) and his anger (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A very strange motion picture shot in Spain, Germany, Italy, and France in 1954 and 1955, MR. ARKADIN (a.k.a. CONFIDENTIAL REPORT) remains one of Welles's most interesting failures. The director would later claim that its weaknesses were the fault of a rut… (more)

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