How to Introduce a Character - The Woody Allen Style

Characters in film are introduced using different methods of exposure—what the screenwriter/director chooses or chooses not to tell the audience about a character. In this video essay, The Film Essay analyses a range of character introductions, paying particular attention to Woody Allen’s method of the ‘rambling exposure’.





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