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Woody Allen

  1. 1. Woody Allen Presented by wintercool612 Meghan Kiehne And a friend of mine Take the Money and Run Bananas Love and Death Annie Hall Zelig
  2. 2. <ul><li>Acted in his own movies </li></ul><ul><li>Has older-style movies </li></ul><ul><li>Used different styles of movies </li></ul><ul><li>Psychoanalysis </li></ul>Why He's Important? “ I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it by not dying.” -Woody Allen  
  3. 3. <ul><li>He wanted full control </li></ul><ul><li>of films </li></ul><ul><li>Generally plays </li></ul><ul><li>novelists or nerdy </li></ul><ul><li>characters </li></ul>Actor/Director
  4. 4. <ul><li>Been making films for decades </li></ul><ul><li>Some black and white films </li></ul><ul><li>Always uses plain credits </li></ul><ul><li>Re-uses audio track for films </li></ul>Older Style “Eternal nothingness is fine if you happen to be dressed for it.” -Woody Allen
  5. 5. <ul><li>started out with comedy </li></ul><ul><li>Has done </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Musicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documentaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drama </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Humor </li></ul></ul>Different Styles
  6. 6. <ul><li>Spent 30 years </li></ul><ul><li>Strange films </li></ul><ul><li>Fears include: </li></ul><ul><li>- insects </li></ul><ul><li>- sunshine </li></ul><ul><li>- dogs </li></ul><ul><li>- cancer </li></ul><ul><li>- death </li></ul><ul><li>He admits to being terrified of hotel bathrooms. </li></ul>Psychoanalysis
  7. 7. <ul><li>Won 136 nominations/awards </li></ul><ul><li>Won’t let films be edited for airlines and television </li></ul><ul><li>Debut was an existing film; re-did subtitles </li></ul>Facts “It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off.”
  8. 8. <ul><li>Speaks French </li></ul><ul><li>Was a successful stand-up comedian before film career </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Seinfeld&quot; character George Constanza was planned to be a caricature of him </li></ul><ul><li>Also a playwright and musician </li></ul>More Facts “If my film makes one more person miserable, I'll feel I've done my job.” -Woody Allen
  9. 9. <ul><li>Take the Money and Run (1969) </li></ul><ul><li>Bananas (1971) </li></ul><ul><li>Love and Death (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>Annie Hall (1977) </li></ul><ul><li>Zelig (1983) </li></ul>Films
  10. 10. The End

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