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18 Reasons Why We Still Love You, Woody Allen
Magnificent moments from the real King Of Comedy

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18 Reasons Why We Still Love You, Woody Allen | 15. The Invisibility Herbs
15. The Invisibility Herbs

Film: Alice (1990)

For his twentieth film, Allen created a loose interpretation of Federico Fellini's Juliet Of The Spirits, and in so doing brought us an audacious, bizarre work, in some ways a fanciful fable and at the same time a cynical appraisal of love.

Mia Farrow stars as the eponymous Alice, an upper-class New York housewife who suffers strong pangs of back-based Catholic guilt as she finds someone other than her husband (William Hurt’s Doug) really rather attractive.

Some invisibility herbs, office sex and plenty of other affairs later and the film’s become some sort of magic-realism, meaning of life, self-affirming comedy. And another Woody Allen movie it should be compulsory to watch.

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