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The Story Behind Orson Welles' Long-Lost Final Film Reveals the Director's Tortured Vision

Nov 06, 2018 - New York Observer

Last Friday, Netflix released the last motion picture ever made by the legendary American filmmaker Orson Welles, titled The Other Side of the Wind. First conceived by Welles in 1961, the film did not leave the editing suite until nearly four decades after the death of its creator.

Set in the 1970s, it tells of the downfall of director Jake Hannaford (John Huston), a relic from the Classic Hollywood era struggling to complete his latest project as he is eclipsed by a new generation of film...