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Shadows and Fog (1992)<br>
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Allen's homage to German Expressionist cinema is filled with music by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000649" title="Bertolt Brecht" href="/topic/entertainment/music/bertolt-brecht-PECLB000649.topic">Bertolt Brecht</a> and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST002077" title="Kurt Weill" href="/topic/arts-culture/kurt-weill-PEHST002077.topic">Kurt Weill</a>. Listen carefully and you'll hear " Alabama Song" during the scene when a circus clown ( <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB004182" title="John Malkovich" href="/topic/entertainment/theater/john-malkovich-PECLB004182.topic">John Malkovich</a>) is searching frantically for his sword-swallowing girlfriend ( <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001642" title="Mia Farrow" href="/topic/entertainment/mia-farrow-PECLB001642.topic">Mia Farrow</a>). The song was composed in 1927 and was later incorporated in the Brecht-Weill opera "The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny."

( Brian Hamill )

Shadows and Fog (1992)

Allen's homage to German Expressionist cinema is filled with music by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill. Listen carefully and you'll hear " Alabama Song" during the scene when a circus clown ( John Malkovich) is searching frantically for his sword-swallowing girlfriend ( Mia Farrow). The song was composed in 1927 and was later incorporated in the Brecht-Weill opera "The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny."

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