Woody Allen remains a controversial director. As a practitioner of film comedy he has progressed from the slapstick of "Take the Money and Run" and "Bananas" to the sophisticated Freudian to oneliners and existential pratfalls of "Manhatten" and "Annie Hall". Meanwhile, Allen's own screen persona has entered the folklore of the movies as Chaplin's tramp or Groucho Marx's cigar-toting know-it-all. More recently however, the director's work has shifted in tone if not in content, exploring the pains and complexities of ...

Woody Allen on Woody Allen 2005, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802142030

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Woody Allen on Woody Allen 1995, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571173341