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An Auteur's Touch of Evil

The auteur is dead, long live the auteur: Orson Welles and Touch of Evil, 50 years on.

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Omar Sharif observes, 'It's very difficult for me to find parts at my age, because I have this very peculiar accent which is neither French nor English nor Italian. I'm sort of a foreigner.'

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