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The Floating Light Bulb

3.22  ·  Rating Details ·  99 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
The Floating Lightbulb is Woody Allen's bittersweet comedy set in 1945 Brooklyn. As Enid and Max Pollack grapple with each other and their unfulfilled dreams, their stuttering teenage son Paul retreats from his fear of people into a world of magical illusions.
Hardcover, 104 pages
Published March 12th 1982 by Random House (first published 1982)
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Javier Jiménez
Esta es una obra de teatro en la que, como en la mayoría de los trabajos de Woody Allen, se describen algunas las situaciones complicadas en la vida de cualquier ser humano, provocando una reflexión con tono existencialista en el lector. Los temas que se abordan en esta obra son muchos y están desarrollados con una fluidez sobresaliente, de ahí la grandeza de Woody Allen.

Entre los temas que se tocan están el amor, el dinero, la fama, el matrimonia, la timidez, la infidelidad y sobre todo la ilu
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Ivan
Jul 01, 2011 Ivan rated it liked it
An almost forgotten play by Woody Allen I've always meant to read.

I was good solid comic drama. I kept seeing Mercedes Ruehl as Enid. I think it'd be a good play for our community theatre group (which means they'd never do it - ha ha).
Omid Kheirabadi
-انید:کجا داشتی می رفتی؟
-استیو: بیرون...
-انید: بیرون کجا؟ که آتیش راه بندازی؟
-استیو:چند بار باید بهت بگم؟ تقصیر من نبود.
-انید: همیشه یه بهانه ای داری. مشق هات چه خبر؟
-استیو: خانم امروز بهمون مشق نداد.
-انید: دروغ نگو به من.
-استیو: (کتش را روی مبل می اندازد) بعدا می نویسم شون. تو مشکلی داری؟
-انید:همین الان. شنیدی؟ برای همینه که تو دانش آموزِ سطحِ اِف ای. مال این نیست که خنگی، ولی مال این هست که در میری از اینکه بشینی سر یه چیزی (کتش را پشت در آویزان می کند) همه کارها مقدمه به تکلیفِ مدرسه. نتیجه ا
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Michael Borshuk
Dec 06, 2015 Michael Borshuk rated it liked it
Passable Woody Allen drama from the early 1980s--originally produced at Lincoln Center--has its moments but offers few revelations. It's essentially Tennessee Williams-lite, but worth the dollar I paid for it at a library sale this weekend.
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Heywood "Woody" Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg) is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian and playwright. His large body of work and cerebral film style, mixing satire, wit and humor, have made him one of the most respected and prolific filmmakers in the modern era. Allen writes and directs his movies and has also acted in the majori ...more
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