Peter Bogdanovich on F for Fake

Inside Criterion / Sneak Peeks — Oct 27, 2014

In this excerpt from a 2005 Criterion interview, filmmaker and writer Peter Bogdanovich offers a lucid introduction to Orson Welles’s cryptic F for Fake, the delightful sort-of documentary that takes as its subjects art forger Elmyr de Hory, Howard Hughes’s hoax biographer Clifford Irving, and the slipperiness of filmic truth.