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While there is a 113-minute theatrical version of Robert B. Weide’s film available, all discerning fans of Woody Allen should do their upmost to seek out the full fascinating 195-minute cut. The film takes you through every aspect of Allen’s life and career, from his humble origins in Brooklyn, through his “early, funny films” into his darker more troubled later years (both on and off screen), and into the current era, where he has finally ventured outside New York City to explore the beautiful cities of Europe. Boasting numerous lengthy interviews with Allen himself, and many of his most notable collaborators (although notably not Mia Farrow), this is probably as close as we will get to understanding one of America’s greatest living auteurs, and manages to spend time with each and every one of his 40-something feature films.

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