One of the most fluent uses of New York's setting is introduced early in Annie Hall. One of the first scenes has Woody Allen's character, Alvy Singer, and Tony Roberts' character, Rob, walking up from a long-distance shot to a half-shot on a New York City sidewalk. This specific camera shot shows the endless sidewalk, and doesn't actually give the audience a clear picture of the main characters until around ten seconds into the scene. Instead, the audience sees a few unnamed New Yorkers walking on the sidewalk. Eventually Alvy and... [continues]
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