About

The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

7.9
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Directed by

Orson Welles

Written by

Orson Welles (Screenplay)
Booth Tarkington (Novel)

Runtime

88 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Real life screened more daringly than it’s ever been before!

Cast

Keywords

jealousy small town love of one's life marriage proposal marriage crisis only child

Photos

Lists

#70 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#334 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White Darrell Silvera

Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Agnes Moorehead

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White