Shadows and Fog is a 1991 American black-and-white comedy film directed by Woody Allen and based on his one-act play Death. It was filmed on a 26,000-square-foot (2,400 m2) set at Kaufman Astoria Studios, which was the biggest set ever built in New York. It was also Allen’s last film for Orion Pictures.
- Woody Allen – Kleinman
- John Cusack – Student Jack
- Mia Farrow – Irmy
- Jodie Foster – Dorrie
- Madonna – Marie
- John Malkovich – Paul (The Clown)
- Donald Pleasence – Doctor
- Wallace Shawn – Simon Carr
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Shadows and Fog: Critical Response
“Shadows and Fog” is Woody Allen’s tribute to German Expressionism, and it’s very interesting, often funny, and at times downright strange.”
On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 52% for 27 reviews. The audience score is rated 55% for 5000+ ratings.
On French AlloCiné, it gets 3.5/5 (spectators, 547 ratings).
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