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The Unruly Life of Woody Allen A BiographyOrld It was not until 1992 when his stormy private life turned into sensational headlines that the cracks in the familiar persona appeared The lines separating art and fact myth and reality public and private life became increasingly blurredMarion Meade has tracked down scores of people in Allen's life who have never before spoken to an Allen biographer boyhood pals; Brooklyn neighbors and teachers; colleagues Buddy Hackett and Mel Brooks from his early career as a television writer and stand up comic; actors Maureen Stapleton Max von Sydow and Bob Hope; director Sydney Pollac. An honest and unsentimental bio of Woody AllenMarion Meade’s bio of Woody Allen is an unsentimental unflattering look at a man whose life has been controversial and tainted by scandal Meade does a good job of covering Woody’s early years as well as his recent ones and presents her subject with all his flaws fully revealed Unfortunately the book was written in 1999 so the readers misses out on the last 21 years of Woody’s life which has been some of his most interesting ones Anywayhighly recommended

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READ & DOWNLOAD The Unruly Life of Woody Allen A Biography í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB õ The first independent investigation of Woody Allen our era's most celebrated distinctive and confounding filmmaker reveals the controversial private life behind the icon Until now there has been little scrutK; and the film reviewers who have followed his career for decades Vincent Canby Roger Ebert Stanley Kauffmann Andrew Sarris and John Simon She also details the numerous examples of art imitating life in Allen's films particularly the extraordinary saga behind his marriage to the adopted daughter of his long time lover Mia FarrowIn reconstructing Allen's life Meade explores the cult of celebrity in America how it is our own infatuation with the rich and famous that has made it possiblefor this supremely talented man to shrewdly manipulate both the media and the moviegoing publ. APL Recycled Reads find A very well written story of a flawed human who who has creative talent and his former love interest who is a nut case Despite being a nut case she was able to adopt over a dozen children The story points out what money can do with the rules and the legal system as well as how money can't buy taste

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The first independent investigation of Woody Allen our era's most celebrated distinctive and confounding filmmaker reveals the controversial private life behind the icon Until now there has been little scrutiny of that life The reason Woody viewed biographers as the Ebola plague dangerous uncontrollable contagions that might suish his public persona into mousse Allen's prolific achievements are all but unparalleled in cinematic history To fans his films have always represented an ongoing autobiography through which he has bared his self deprecating overanalytical soul to the w. I would say that this book was a disappointment but then again I didn't have high hopes for it This biography of Woody Allen is of an excuse to write about the WoodyMia circus which takes up over half of the text As such the first parts of the book a cursory look at Allen's life up to meeting Farrow in the late 1970s seems just a set up for what is to come What Meade is interested in at least in the early part of Allen's career are those characteristics that bear on his reaction and response in his relationship with Farrow Unlike the Baxter biography which is complete and which I just recent read this book is gossipy and focused on the sordid side of Allen's life and personality Baxter seemed balanced in his biography looking at the bright and dark spots of his life Yet despite its exposure nature Meade does at least illustrate the life of Mia Farrow as being anything other than innocent and without fault I'm not sure who comes out looking worse Woody or Mia If you're going to read a biography of Woody Allen this definitely isn't the one to turn to Lax's is too uncritical and this one is too tabloid Baxter is probably the most objective given the company