wrote, directed and starred in this 1995 comedy. When he discovers his adopted son is a genius, a New York sportswriter (played by Allen) seeks out the boy's birth mother: a prostitute.
This film provides examples of:
- Author Avatar- Woody Allen as Lenny
- Brainless Beauty- the Prositute.
- Better as Friends- Lenny and the "film" star/prostitute.
- Black Comedy
- Doting Parent- Lenny often boasts about his son's intelligence, wondering why the Mother isn't like him.
- Greek Chorus- Comments on Lenny's situation.
- Kavorka Man- Lennny, because he was with the Prostitute and his wife.
- No Social Skills- The prostitute gleefully and with no intentional malice calls Lenny a loser, which is the reason she's attracted to him, not the only innapropiate remark.
- Pen Name- Lenny's film star interest has many humourous ones.
- Punny Name- See Pen Name
- The Ditz- The prositute and the her male Expy that Lenny set her up with, an onion farmer.
- Would Hit a Girl- The onion farmer/boxer, much to his dismay.