FESTIVALS: The Venice Diaries, Part II: Woody, Harmony, and the Italian Renaissance

by A. G. Basoli

September 5th - Day Five. Allen at his best: Sweet and Lowdown

Went to sleep at four woke up at seven. Today the Lido was teeming with tourists. Sunday on the Lido is a zoo.

Caught the 1 pm premiere of Woody Allen's "Sweet and Lowdown." Allen never comes, but he sends the films almost every year. He's a Venice tradition. Two years ago it was "Deconstructing Harry," last year "Celebrity." "Sweet and Lowdown," a faux documentary