Woody Allen: A Life in Film
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Woody Allen: A Life in Film
The notoriously reclusive comedian/filmmaker Woody Allen forsook his characteristic silence to engagingly participate in this 90-minute TV documentary. Speaking in his celebrated shambling, self-deprecatory manner (but generally avoiding jokes and one-liners), Allen discusses his cinematic philosophy, specifically his ongoing romance with New York City and his fascination with the female of the species. Woody's earlier, funnier comedies are given short shrift, leading the more impressionable viewer to conclude that Allen's directorial career began with the Oscar-winning Annie Hall.… More

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"In this candid, revealing and wonderfully entertaining documentary, I felt as though I got to understand, in part, the tousled filmmaker with the black rimmed glasses, whose many films have characterised his cutting humour, foibles and philosophies"
‑ Louise Keller, Urban Cinefile
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