DirectorOliver Parker Initial DVD releaseDecember 5, 2007 (Sweden) Duration LanguageEnglish
Release date9 October 2006 (Hamburg Film Festival)
30 March 2007 (Spain)
25 May 2007 (Serbia) WriterDavide Ferrario (book), Oliver Parker CastDanny Huston (Orson Welles), Diego Luna (Tommaso Moreno), Paz Vega (Lea Padovani), Christopher Walken (Brewster), Anna Galiena (Aida Padovani) Similar moviesKing Kong, King Kong, Ed Wood, The Wolf of Wall Street, Barton Fink, Unbroken
TaglineSex. Corruption. Murder. Get the picture?
Fade to black official trailer
Fade to Black is a 2006 British political thriller film directed by Oliver Parker and starring Danny Huston as Orson Welles.
In 1947 Hollywood, Orson Welles had a divorce from Rita Hayworth. When he travels to Rome for the lead role in Black Magic, an actor is murdered on set and Welles finds himself allured by the deceased's beautiful stepdaughter (Paz Vega). Soon he becomes embroiled in dangerous political games as the run-up to post-war elections surfaces.