Some kisses through out the movie.
Nothing much in the way of sexual content or nudity, but there are some sexual jokes though only said in jest in no great detail.


Film review:Translated by www.rabudo-ru.com


This is the first work directed by Woody Allen. Like all artists who have accumulated a lot, Woody Allen, who has written humorous sketches for many years, finally had the opportunity to direct a video by himself in the late 1960s. In this film, he showed almost all his family skills, life comprehension, moral and value judgment, media effect thinking and so on. This is a humorous feast.

The opening of the pseudo documentary style let us quickly enter a character theme with nothing to do and no end. Jazz, noisy streets, posters and news reports. Woody Allen quickly and accurately showed an American style painting of the 1960s with a set of pictures. Speaking of this, I have to mention the United States in the 1960s.

When we mention the United States in the 1960s, we first think of hippies, rock music and the proliferation of drugs. For the United States, this is an era of great material wealth and spiritual scarcity. As an old saying goes, “full of warmth and lust, hunger and cold steal the heart”. When my stomach is full, I even feel a little flustered, just like “some excitement after dinner” in Zhang Chu’s song. How can I send excitement? Get into trouble! Therefore, a large number of “full and supported” artists began to encourage people’s belief remodeling. A group of artists such as Alan Ginsburg and Jack Kerouac took the lead in raising the banner of “the lost generation”. This banner made Americans seriously think about their life for the first time. We will never become film stars and rock singers, Or anyone who has the power and power to spend a lot of money, we are the most common. We are tempted by various media to do things we don’t want to do all our life. Our desires and our anger have nowhere to vent, or even ignored. We are insignificant, we are not worth mentioning, our love and our life are shit

Woody Allen’s “take the money and run” was born under such a background, which seems to make it easy for us to understand the news documentary style at the beginning of the film and the overwhelming news reporting style on the screen. The host justice is such a unlucky guy framed by media culture. His teachers, his friends, his music professors and even his parents are ashamed to speak when interviewed. The subtext is: this guy is hopeless. This comment is like Woody Allen’s self mockery, but more profoundly, it is more like a sad exposure to the people who grew up under the indoctrination of the media at that time.

From this point of view, it is easy to understand the absurd things the protagonist did later. In an absurd era, an era when everyone is in a crisis of faith, it is so reasonable for individuals to be confused and unaware. The exaggerated performance and nagging lines are the explanation of this confusion.

Careful observation, every event in the film is the story of the guy named Vergil being fooled and framed. If the guy in the film has a positive attitude towards life, it is his behavior of prison escape again and again. Prison escape is not because he has been wronged, but because he feels that prison life is boring. A pistol carved with soap made him escape from the prison. The heavy rain melted the soap and sent the unlucky man back to prison again. A voluntary trial of dangerous drugs finally got him parole.

According to Freud’s psychoanalytic theory, prison is all things that make us feel “free”: work, family, circle, mother-in-law, brother-in-law, stupid and self righteous leaders, strict parents and so on. When people don’t know what they want, they will at least know what they don’t want, so “prison break” has become an “action” to prove their existence. Human development has always been in a vicious cycle of establishing a system – subverting a system – establishing a new system – subverting again. Generally speaking, “life is tossing”. In the early years, Wang Shuo’s novels had this dialogue of mockery of the system: “if you are a member of our party, our party will expel you. If you are not a member of our party, our party will absorb you – in short, you can’t be idle.”

Compared with the previous solemn preaching videos, Woody Allen’s “take the money and run” is a completely subversive work. Almost all “police and bandit films”, “prison films” and “bandit films” are ridiculed in the video. Compared with those “cultural fighters” holding the banner of “anti system”, Woody Allen is more like a guy who stands beside and secretly laughs. “God laughs when human beings think”, and there will be comments when there is “action”, and Woody Allen makes an amorous mockery of all the “actions” he sees in the most humorous and ridiculed way.

All the “social” characters in the film are stripped off in a way of ridicule. The most obvious is the scene of street robbery. This is a play, but it reveals the ultimate meaning Woody Allen wants to express in this film. Vergil robbed a man who was reading a newspaper with a pistol. When the man turned around, he recognized him at once. The two used to be middle school classmates. Now, one has become a bandit and the other an FBI agent. In the cordial dialogue, the two still remember their responsibilities, one wants to rob and the other wants to arrest. The cordial conversation about the good memories of the past was mixed with the order of robbery. On the one hand, these were the memories of two childhood playmates. On the other hand, they could not lose their “professional functions”. While stripping off the “social role”, we felt helpless embarrassment. Jokes came into being from then on, which made us laugh.

Woody Allen’s videos always hide a lot of information, which makes the film look wordy. The unconscious and self-talk dialogue hides the great wisdom of the director. The humor contains bitterness, and the comedy style with smile and tears makes him considered the only and best comedy master after Chaplin. However, Woody Allen always believes that his life is “tragic” and “unfortunate”. His life is reflected in the film. For the unfortunate experience and the ridicule of the big times, this thin little old man never stops thinking about making God laugh, but his thinking also includes the ridicule of God and destiny, Like Kurt Cuban’s description of turtles: “I like turtles because I think they have a meaning of ‘fuck you’

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