In an homage to Bergman’s Wild Strawberries, Woody Allen leads an all-star cast in this dark comedy about a successful novelist suffering from writer’s block who is about to be honored by the university that once kicked him out.
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This is easily the best movie Woody Allen has done since he and Mia Farrow parted ways and his career started getting spotty. It has the wild comic invention of his early work and the sardonic wit he's known for is razor sharp here. Taking Ingmar Bergman's WILD STRAWBERRIES and rebuilding the concept as a comedy, this might be the last truly great film Woody Allen will make.
Muestra imprescindible de lo genial que puede llegar a ser el escrito contra el cine, un soundtrack a la medida y un Allen Preciso en cada historia siempre identificable a la forma de sentir la comedia en cada línea
Per me uno dei migliori Allen anni '90. La "sua" New York è una specie di delizioso microcosmo piena zeppa di pulsioni e nevrosi umane,con protagonisti adorabili anche nel loro essere odiosi e insopportabili. L'idea del fuori-fuoco è geniale,così come il parallelo omaggio al Bosco delle Fragole bergmaniano,naturalmente visto a mo di Woody. Un grande lavoro corale,di ottima fattura. Come sempre.
Wonderful sketches about a writer struggling to grow mature enough to make sense of his shattered life. The storyline evolves fully with funny ideas embedded in a fictional twist-turned autobiographical account. And it's also a tribute to one of the most celebrated film in history...