Film RadarFilm Radar

advertisement

advertise with Film Radar

ANNIE HALL

Synopsis:

Wednesday, Aug 20 - 8:00 PM


ANNIE HALL (AFI'S 100 years...100 movies)

Woody Allen stars as neurotic comedian Alvy Singer with Diane Keaton as neurotic menswear-wearing nightclub singer Annie Hall, with whom he falls in love. It is the defining relationship of Singer's life, and so when their relationship ends he is thrust into a state of self-analysis that Allen exploits to great comedic effect as Singer tries to figure out where their love went wrong. Allen incorporates flashbacks, elements of fantasy and breaks the fourth wall as he delves into the recesses of Singer's heartbreak. Marshall McLuhan, Paul Simon, Carol Kane, Christopher Walken, Shelly Duvall and Truman Capote all make memorable appearances but Allen and Keaton are an unexpected and extraordinary pairing. ANNIE HALL won four Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress for Diane Keaton. #35 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies - 10th Anniversary Edition, #4 on AFI's100 Movies… 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies, #11 on AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions: America's Greatest Love Stories, the song Seems Like Old Times, is #90 on AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs, and the quote "La-dee-da, la-dee-da" is #55 on AFI's 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes list.

Director(s) Woody Allen
Cast Woody Allen, Shelley Duvall, Carol Kane, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Paul Simon, Christopher Walken

 

Genre:

Drama