Seven segments related to one another only in that they all purport to be based on sections of the book by David Reuben. The segments range from "Do Aphrodisiacs Work?" in which a court ... See full summary »
Miles, a nebbishy clarinet player who also runs a health food store in NYC's Greenwich Village, is cryogenically frozen, and brought back - 200 years in the future, by anti-government radicals in order to assist them in their attempt to overthrow the oppressive government. When he goes off on his own, he begins to explore this brave new world, which has Orgasmatron booths to replace sex and confessional robots. Written by
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Woody Allen had originally hoped to shoot much of the film in Brasilia, Brazil's futuristic capital city complex designed by urban planner Lucio Costa and architect Oscar Niemeyer. Budget limitations however restricted him to using locations within the continental USA. See more »
During her party, Luna suggests that everybody go for a swim. But when she and Miles are running from the police she claims she cannot swim. See more »
Miles, I wrote a song about the revolution.
There's not going to be any revolution unless we stop the Aries Project.
Don't you worry about that; you just relax. Now, listen:
[Plays guitar and sings]
Rebels are we! Born to be free! Just like the fish in the sea!
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The film is pure magic, its my favourite comedy and I think it is in my top three Allen films of all time.
See it if you like the Marx brothers, Woody is all of them rolled into one in this film, it's utter genius. Woody also plays the jazz music which scores the film, and you know you're in for a treat when hearing the first few bars makes you smile. There aren't many comedies out there which could top this in terms of low budget, gags-per-second ratio, music, and sheer quality.
If a film could save your life (as in Hannah and her sisters), it's this one.
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