Orson Welles – Falstaff: Chimes At Midnight Orson Welles – Falstaff: Chimes At Midnight

“The movie’s craftsmanship overall is remarkable. Every shot is packed with meaning or purpose.” Full Review.

The Village Voice

5/5. “Orson Welles’ “lament for merrie England” was his favourite among his films”. Full Review.

The Independent

5/5. “Welles makes Shakespeare’s Falstaff a hero, not a buffoon in his intimate tragicomic drama. The result is a treat”. Full Review.

The Guardian

5/5. “Welles’s most human film, his most poignant, funny and empathetic”. Full review.

 

Time Out

“My greatest ever film.”

Orson Welles

“Welles’ majestic portrayal of Falstaff as ‘the old England, dying and betrayed”.

Total Film

4/4. “Greatness…Here is a film to treasure”. Full Review.

Roger Ebert