In this fictional documentary, a man achieves notoriety for his ability to look and act like whoever he's around. Becoming a celebrity in his own right, he then inspires a song, a dance craze, and a Warner Bros.
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January 17, 2006 Allen is one of the most recognizable, and least protean, performers.... [P]erhaps ... someone else as Zelig ... could have got the idea across without the blandly explicit dialogue and brought more dimensions to the role, besides.Read in Source
July 07, 2010 Lampooning documentary tradition by structuring the entire film as a meticulously crafted bogus docu, Woody Allen tackles some serious stuff en routeRead in Source
September 08, 2007 Woody Allen's Zelig (1983) perfected the fake documentary a year before This Is Spinal Tap.Read in Source
December 22, 2011 A masterpiece: a brilliant, even passionate historical pastiche, a superbly pregnant meditation on American society and individuality, and an eerie fantasy that will live in your dreams.Read in Source
July 02, 2005 Woody Allen's comedy about a self-effacing man, who swiftly changes identities is original, clever, droll, and extremely well shot by ace lenser Gordon Willis.Read in Source
June 24, 2006 The comedy tends to the smirk-inducing rather than the laugh-out-loud, and the second half wanders somewhat, but Zelig is a strong contender for Allen's most fascinating film.Read in Source
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May 20, 2003 Zelig is small but it's one of those Allen comedies by which all his other films will be compared.
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Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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