The opening of Woody Allen’s Manhattan (1979) is iconic. Even worthy of a parody in the second series of iconic TV series Spaced. But it is the closing scene of Manhattan that is something worth exploring…
THE CLOSING SCENE OF MANHATTAN (1979)
Issac: “Why is life worth living? It’s a very good question. Um… Well, There are certain things I guess that make it worthwhile. uh… what… okay… um… For me, uh… ooh… I would say… what, Groucho Marx, to name one thing…”
“and um… the 2nd movement of the Jupiter Symphony…”
AND THERE’S MORE…
“Louis Armstrong, recording of Potato Head Blues…”
He finishes by talking about his lost love. To understand who this is and how he reaches this moment of reflection, then please go and watch the film. Now that’s an order.
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