F for Fake ★★★½

Intriguing how Welles critiques the idea of forgery by making an authentically real documentary about falsehood and truth. I'd have to admit, I'm not the hugest fan of the execution of the last section of the film, yet I consider it admirable in concept. I'm not really a fan of Oja Kodar in this, but at least she's serviceable for the totality of the piece. F for Fake is much better as an influence than as a masterpiece itself, as for me. A fascinating film in its study and critique, yet not something that's particularly great, for me that is.

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