F for Fake

France: Les Films de l'Astrophore, 1973. Vintage one sheet poster from the 1973 film.

A docudrama starring Welles as the unreliable narrator, investigating the nature of authorship and authenticity, focusing on the work of infamous painting forger, Elmyr de Hory, and Clifford Irving, de Hory's biographer, who, it was revealed during the making of the film, had fabricated an "authorized biography" of Howard Hughes. The last film Orson Welles completed, of which he said, "everything in that film was a trick".

28 x 41.75 inches. Folded, as issued. Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 288. Rosenbaum 1000. Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema. Eureka Masters of Cinema 31.


[Book #149077]

Price: $750.00