Zelig

Zelig (1983)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Mockumentary, Satire  |   Release Date - Jul 15, 1983  |   Run Time - 79 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Zelig is a 1983 American mockumentary film written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen and Mia Farrow. Allen plays Leonard Zelig, a nondescript enigma who, out of his desire to fit in and be liked, takes on the characteristics of strong personalities around him. The film, presented as a documentary, recounts Zelig's intense period of celebrity in the 1920s and includes analyses from present-day intellectuals.

The film was photographed and narrated in the style of 1920s black-and-white newsreels, which are interwoven with archival footage from the era, and re-enactments of real historical events. Color segments from the present day include interviews of real and fictional personages, including Saul Bellow and Susan Sontag.

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Box Office

$11,798,616

Tags

1920s, 1930s, Celebrity, Chameleon, Great Depression, Independent, Mind-Bending/Experimental, Mockumentary, Paris France, Psychiatrist

Attributes

Filming Location: New Jersey
Narrative Location: Washington, D.C.

Alternate Titles

Identity Crisis and Its Relationship to Personality Disorder
, US
The Cat's Pyjamas
, US
The Chameleon Man
, US
The Changing Man
, US
Zelig
AR, AT, BR, CA, DK, FI, FR, DE, GR, HU, IT, MX, PE, PL, PT, ES, SE, GB, US, UY
Zeligas
LT
Зеліґ
UA
Зелиг
BG, RU, RS
カメレオンマン
JP
變色龍
TW
젤리그
KR