• 2020
  • US
  • 2h 11min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: David Fincher
  • Cast: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Arliss Howard, Tom Pelphrey, Sam Troughton, Ferdinand Kingsley, Tuppence Middleton, Tom Burke, Joseph Cross, Jamie McShane, Toby Leonard Moore, Monika Gossmann, Charles Dance

Gary Oldman plays true-life screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz in this 1930s set drama which chronicles his battles with director Orson Welles over screenplay credit for Citizen Kane.

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David Fincher's much-admired Mank is out in front as the Oscar nominations are announced

15 Mar 2021

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The hype surrounding the biggest global celebration of film certainly feels less pronounced this year, with fewer big names starring in or helming prestige titles. Although partially a consequence of Covid disruption to the release schedule (alongside a…


30 Nov 20205 stars

Gary Oldman shines in David Fincher's marvellous evocation of Hollywood's Golden Age

Hollywood's Golden Age is brought back to life in the absolute definition of a labour of love. Working from a script by his late father Jack, David Fincher pours his heart and soul into making the story of Citizen Kane's screenwriter Herman J Mankiewicz…

Amanda Seyfried found it 'hard' filming Citizen Kane writer biopic Mank

13 Nov 2020

Film gossip

Amanda Seyfried found it "hard" filming so many takes in 'Mank'. The 34-year-old actress stars as Marion Davies in David Fincher's biographical movie about 'Citizen Kane' scribe Herman J. Mankiewicz and was challenged by the rigorous demands of the…

Gary Oldman to star in Citizen Kane writer biopic

11 Jul 2019

Film gossip

Gary Oldman is to star in a biopic about the writer of 'Citizen Kane'. The 61-year-old actor will join forces with David Fincher on the movie, which will be the filmmaker's first feature film since 2014, about screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz. According…

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