By Peter J. Bailey,Sam B. Girgus

Edited via popular Allen specialists, A significant other to Woody Allen provides a set of 26 unique essays at the director’s movies. Contributions supply a couple of divergent severe views whereas increasing the contexts during which his paintings is understood.

  • A well timed better half by means of the authors of 2 of an important books on Allen to date
  • Illuminates the flicks of Woody Allen from a few divergent severe perspectives
  • Explores the contexts within which his paintings will be understood
  • Assesses Allen’s notable filmmaking occupation from its early beginnings and investigates the conflicts and contradictions that suffuse it
  • Discusses Allen’s popularity as a world cinematic figure

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