R | | Comedy
Suffering from writer's block and eagerly awaiting his writing award, Harry Block remembers events from his past and scenes from his best-selling books as characters, real and fictional, come back to haunt him.
Mariel Hemingway's grandfather Ernest Hemingway would later be depicted as a character in another Woody Allen film Midnight in Paris (2011), in which he was played by Corey Stoll.
Tradition is the illusion of permanence.
Doris: You have no values. Your whole life, it's nihilism, it's cynicism, it's sarcasm and your orgasm.
Harry Block: You know in France, I could run on that slogan and win.
Harry invites Lucy to take off her coat a moment after she does so.
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