Woody Allen: A Documentary
215 min • Culture • 2012 • M
Beginning with Allen’s childhood, Woody Allen: A Documentary chronicles the trajectory and longevity of Allen’s career, from his work as a TV scribe, stand-up comedian and frequent TV talk show guest, to a writer-director averaging one film per year for more than forty years. Director Weide covers Allen’s earliest film work in Take the Money and Run, Bananas, Sleeper and Love and Death; frequent Oscar® favourites such as Annie Hall, Manhattan, Zelig, Broadway Danny Rose, Purple Rose of Cairo, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Husbands & Wives, Bullets Over Broadway and Mighty Aphrodite; and his recent globetrotting phase with Match Point, Vicky Cristina Barcelona and his latest success, Midnight in Paris. Featuring interviews with: Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Penelope Cruz, John Cusack, Larry David, Scarlett Johansson, Julie Kavner, Diane Keaton, Sean Penn, Chris Rock, Naomi Watts, Dianne Wiest, Owen Wilson and Martin Scorsese.