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Published in hardback by Carlton Books

Woody Allen is one of cinema’s most successful auteurs, a moviemaker that has influenced the zeitgeist for over 50 years and a director every actor wants to work with.

Written by Jason Solomons, one of the UK’s best known film critics, Woody Allen: Film by Film celebrates 50 years of Woody Allen’s ground-breaking cinema as he approaches his 80th birthday on 1st December 2015.

The book is an illustrated and authoritative exploration of every one of Allen’s feature films, from his first foray into movies What’s New Pussycat (1965) to the forthcoming Irrational Man (2015).Whether it’s his early autobiographical work such as Annie Hall or Manhattan, or later introspective films such as Match Point or Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen has never failed to release a movie every year, on time and on budget.The book explores the recurring themes, style and motifs in Allen’s movies and breaks down each fi lm frame by frame, to give an entertaining insight into the mind of one of the world’s most complex, comic and neurotic movie-makers.

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Woody Allen: Film by Film includes an exclusive introductory interview with Woody Allen, and a foreword by Alfonso Cuarón, Oscar-winning director of Gravity, YTu Mama Tambien and Children of Men. The book is complete with one of the very fi rst reviews of Irrational Man.

An innovative biography through film, Woody Allen Film by Film explores the man and his movies to create the most up to date and complete analysis of Allen’s work, and a celebration of his incredible career.

FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE INTRODUCTORY INTERVIEW BETWEEN WOODY ALLEN AND JASON CONDUCTED AT CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015