Shadows and Fog

Shadows and Fog is a 1991 American blackandwhite comedy thriller film directed by Woody Allen and based on his oneact play Death. It stars Allen, Mia Farrow, John Malkovich, John Cusack, Madonna, and Kenneth Mars. It was filmed on a 26,000squarefoot 2,400m2 set at Kaufman Astoria Studios, which holds the distinction of being the biggest set ever built in New York. It was also his last film for Orion Pictures.

Kleinman Allen is awakened from a deep sleep by a vigilante mob. They claim to be looking for a serial killer who strangles his victims and to need his help. Before he leaves, his landlady who wants to marry him gives him a small paper bag with pepper in it.Irmy Farrow and her boyfriend Paul Malkovich, performers at a circus, are having a dispute about getting married and having a baby. Paul leaves and goes to another tent where Marie, a tightrope artist Madonna waits for him. They begin to have sex, but Irmy catches them and runs away to the city. There she meets a prostitute Lily Tomlin who brings her to a house of ill repute, where she is comforted by other prostitutes Jodie Foster and Kathy Bates. Then, a student named Jack John Cusack comes into the whorehouse and is immediately bewitched by Irmy he insists on having sex with her, paying 700. ........

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