In the words of Orson Welles himself: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND is a crazy picture. It is not a documentary. It is a departure from moviemaking. Everybody will think the film is autobiographical but it is not.
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND is a film within a film. It is supposed to be Welles’ comeback film after being ostracized by Hollywood. He never completed the film and passed away with the footage locked in a Paris vault. Funds were eventually provided by Netflix for its completion.
The film opens by a voiceover describing the final day of Jake Hannaford (John Huston), an aging Hollywood director…
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