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Radio Days Movie Review Summary

Actors: Mia Farrow, Julie Kavner, Dianne Wiest, Danny Aiello, Jeff Daniels, Tony Roberts, Diane Keaton

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RADIO DAYS is a movie written and directed by Woody Allen in 1987. The picture earned two nominations for the Academy awards.
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The movie is a serie of anecdotes about a time (1938-1944) when radio broadcasts held the place of the TV in american families. The story focuses on a Jewish family living in the state of New-York. Parents argue and fight all the time but they are tremendously fond of each other, a 30 years old aunt is looking for the Prince Charming but is too selective to find happiness and the 8 years old son listens with veneration to the radio adventures of the Masked Avenger. Their life is lulled by the songs coming all-day long from the family radio while WWII is roaring thousands of miles away. A little Woody Allen gem deserving to be rediscovered.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Comedy or Parody about    -   married couple fighting Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   Jew, religious    -   American Northeast

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Jewish

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   school    -   theater

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing nude female butt If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing and dancing

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