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Almost True: The Noble Art of Forgery
F for Fake • 52m
This documentary, made in 1997 by Yellow Cottage Productions for the Norwegian Film Institute, is the film F FOR FAKE might have been had director Orson Welles played it straight. With investigative zeal, it tracks the career and claims of art forger Elmyr de Hory, from the cloudy circumstances of his birth to his equally mysterious death.
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