For Orson Welles fans, his aborted documentary It's All True has become a curious footnote in his rollercoaster career. Commissioned by Nelson Rockerfeller to make a documentary about Brazil, Kane loaded up a crew and headed to Rio with the notion to film three stories about the country, including a carefully-negotiated piece about voodoo rituals.
Cut to months later; the studio president is ousted, and the new pres wants nothing to do with It's All True, killing the film and accusing Welles of wasting money and shooting without a script. The episode would cost Welles a number of jobs down the road and send him out of the States for decades.
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