The Theme of Love and Death in Woody Allen’s Movies
Banality of life is one the topics that never gets old. And it is a commonplace feature of the view of the director who doesn’t hesitate to borrow (from Chekhov to Bergman) but at the same time he manages to be very similar to himself. We already know that in one of the scenes of his character in anger starts waving his arms, performing ballet pirouette and his mouth full of pizza will be frantically formulate another worldly wisdom.
Woody Allen’s oeuvre reflects neurosis and instability of modern life and ridicules the forces that generate them. This characteristic of stuttering four-eyes, city crazy, lousy intellectual, artistic Manhattan sacred monster seems quite comprehensive.
Whatever you say, the most difficult cinematic genre is a comedy. A truly hilarious movie – with an exquisite and sharp humor is very difficult to create. And we can only guess how Mr. Allen shoots such movies and always remains true to himself for so many years.
Woody Allen is an outstanding American director, screenwriter and actor. Also he is known as a winner of numerous international awards and a man who influenced greatly not only American cinema but the whole Western culture as well (Girgus).
Woody Allen’s art is an example of underground movie. He gained the reputation as one of the greatest American comedian. In essence he has created a mask that cannot be separated from Allen. His hero is a lonely neurotic, tortured with psychological complexes intelligent and a dweller of a modern city. It seems that Woody Allen on the screen and Woody Allen in the life is the same character, but the director itself is not going to prove his fans other.
This paper is going to take into consideration and describe an issue that is visible in Woody Allen’s films, namely “Crimes and Misdemeanors” and “Match Point”.
The films have been chosen because they show variety of context in which two words “love” and “death” interact and...