Tuesday 5 February 8pm

“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.” - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

One of Woody’s early, funny films is a fake documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. These memorably include James Cagney, Woodrow Wilson and Adolf Hitler.

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