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See Orson Welles' THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND Negatives Retrieved In New Netflix Featurette

The process of restoring Orson Welles' unfinished film begins.







With Netflix completing the restoration of Orson Welles' infamous The Other Side of the Wind, they've released the first in what we assume will be an ongoing series of featurettes taking us through the process of restoring the director's long awaited film. Here we see the film negatives retrieved from their Paris home.

The movie, which began filming in 1970, stars John Huston as an aging filmmaker struggling to complete his final film. Welles' long-time friend Peter Bogdanovich also stars alongside Susan Strasberg, Dennis Hopper, Cameron Mitchell and more.

Producer Frank Marshall will oversee the restoration and completion of the film with consultation from Bogdanovich. Of the project, Marshall said, "I can’t quite believe it, but after 40 years of trying, I am so very grateful for the passion and perseverance from Netflix that has enabled us to, at long last, finally get into the cutting room to finish Orson’s last picture."

"Like so many others who grew up worshipping the craft and vision of Orson Welles, this is a dream come true,” said Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer.  “The promise of being able to bring to the world this unfinished work of Welles with his true artistic intention intact, is a point of pride for me and for Netflix. Cinephiles and film enthusiasts around the world will experience the magic of Orson Welles once again or for the very first time."


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