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F for Fake

Documentary7+ (PG)19731h 29m
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F for Fake (1973)

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Documentary Rated: 7+ (PG)19731h 29m

Documents the lives of infamous fakers Elmyr de Hory and Clifford Irving. De Hory, who later committed suicide to avoid more prison time, made his name by selling forged works of art by painters like Picasso and Matisse. Irving was infamous for writing a fake autobiography of Howard Hughes. Welles moves between documentary and fiction as he examines the fundamental elements of fraud and the people who commit fraud at the expense of others.F for Fake featuring Orson Welles and Elmyr de Hory is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 1 other. It's a documentary movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (16,716 votes).

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#8,642 Ranked Movie

#354 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#812 Ranked in Movies on HBO MAX

#890 Ranked in Documentary Movies

F for Fake has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (16,716 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Documents the lives of infamous fakers Elmyr de Hory and Clifford Irving. De Hory, who later committed suicide to avoid more prison time, made his name by selling forged works of art by painters like Picasso and Matisse. Irving was infamous for writing a fake autobiography of Howard Hughes. Welles moves between documentary and fiction as he examines the fundamental elements of fraud and the people who commit fraud at the expense of others.

Age rating: 7+ (PG)
Runtime: 1h 29m

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Related Genres: Documentary
Country of origin: FranceGermanyIran
Available to watch on: HBO MAXThe Criterion Channel
Original Release Date: Jan 1, 1973