Amid the cinematic disappointments (In Love and War , a retelling of Hemingway's Italian wounding and love affair with his Red Cross nurse, starring Chris O'Donnell as Ernest and Sandra Bullock with Agnes von Kurowsky) and outright disasters (the aforementioned Hemingway and Gellhorn), we are reminded of the precursor to Midnight in Paris, Alan Rudolph's The Moderns (1988), as self-serious and ponderous as Allen's treatment
is subversively larkish.
Now fellow carer Danielle Davidson has told a court she had worked at the home in South Tyneside just a few months when she became concerned about Allen's treatment of patients.
Ms Davidson told jurors about Allen's treatment of a 90-year-old dementia sufferer who, because of her condition, thought a teddy bear was her child.
As a Jewish comedian, Allen's treatment
of the Holocaust confirms a sense of impotence and helplessness, while simultaneously allowing him to, intellectually at least, resist the practice of suppression and dehumanization that the Nazis inflicted on the Jews of Europe.
In this sense, Allen's treatment
is more subjective than objective, though he provides insight from a broad range of people.
Especially unsatisfactory is Allen's treatment
of Escriva and the cult of personality surrounding the saint.
Dr Shorrock had initially concluded there was no evidence of any deficiency in Mrs Allen's treatment
. But he left out the sentence in his second report.
For Allen, the Great War was so "great" that it could be cited as a primary cause of a "revolution in manners and morals," the "revolt of the highbrows," and the "ballyhoo" of mass advertising.(73) Allen's treatment
of causation allowed him to conclude his opus, certain that "the United States of 1931 was a different place from the United States of the Post-war Decade; there was no denying that.