Sandy Bates, a successful filmmaker, attends a festival conducted to honor his work. During the course of the weekend he reconsiders his cinematic accomplishments as well as his past relationships. Written by
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In the scene where the movie execs criticize Sandy's film, two of the execs are Andy Albeck (a real-life executive who worked with Woody Allen at United Artists) and Jack Rollins (one of Allen's long-time managers). See more »
But shouldn't I stop making movies and do something that counts, like-like helping blind people or becoming a missionary or something?
Voice of Martian:
Let me tell you, you're not the missionary type. You'd never last. And-and incidentally, you're also not Superman; you're a comedian. You want to do mankind a real service? Tell funnier jokes.
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Woody has a good look at himself as his career changes from the funny man with glasses who now wants to make serious films. Fun with black and white photography, taking the piss out of Ingmar Bergman's film style and turning serious is all part of Woody's maturity.
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