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Woody Allen: A Life in Film

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This book reprints a four-hour conversation between Mr. Schickel and Mr. Allen and includes a long essay of introduction by Mr. Schickel, which places Woody Allen's entire career in critical perspective, as well as a complete filmography. Readers will find Mr. Allen's reflections on his major preoccupations the battle of the sexes; the conflict between reality and fantasy ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 30th 2004 by Ivan R. Dee Publisher (first published 2003)
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Samrat Sen
Strictly for die hard Woody Allen fans. Discusses his movies, his political ideas, his philosophy, his views on life.

I personally do not subscribe to Mr. Allen’s views on luck and magical realism as they do not pass the litmus test of my rational mind. However, from a story telling and movie making point of view, I can understand his position.

From the movies point of view, I became fascinated with Mr. Allen’s movies as the extensive discussions among various characters made me interested in the
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Philip Booth
(borrowed from the Jan Platt Library in Tampa)

Schickel,with his essay and his extended interview (done for a PBS special), gets deep into Woody's films.

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