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Love and Death is a 1975 Woody Allen comedy film that is an Affectionate Parody of Russian novels, with a particular debt to War and Peace. It's Allen's last totally comedic film before Tom Hanks Syndrome hit, and he considers it one of his favorites of his work. The film deals with Boris Grushenko (Allen), who like many other Allen protagonists, is a cowardly young man with intellectual pretensions. Grushenko is drafted into the Napoleonic wars and ultimately roped into an assassination attempt on Napoleon.

Contains examples of:

 Boris: You're a real loon, aren't you?

 Countess Alexandrovna: You are the greatest lover I've ever had.

Boris: Well, I practice a lot when I'm alone.

 Sonja: There are many different kinds of love, Boris. There's love between a man and a woman; between a mother and son...

Boris: Two women. Let's not forget my favorite.

 Sonya: I'm not leaving here until we shoot Napoleon. Here. (Hands Boris a pistol)

Boris: Oh, I see. Thanks. I'm the hit man.

Sonya: Remember, you can't take any chances. Now, make sure the barrel of the gun is pressed against his head or his chest. And don't pull the trigger, Boris. Squeeze it.

Boris: Where did you go to finishing school? On a pirate ship?

 Boris: You're a tyrant, and a dictator, and you start wars!

Napoleon: Why is he reciting my credits?

 Anton: Grushenko? Isn't he the young coward all St. Petersburg is talking about?

Boris: I'm not so young. I'm thirty-five.

 Priest: God was truly kind to us this day.

Boris: Can you imagine if he wasn't? It might have rained.

 Sonya: Oh, Boris, I'm so unhappy.

Boris: I wish you weren't.

Sonya: Voskovec and I quarrel frequently. I've become a scandal.

Boris: Poor Sonja.

Sonya: I've been visiting Seretsky in his room.

Boris: Why? What's in his room? (Beat) Oh.

Sonya: And before Seretsky, Alexei. And before Alexei, Alegorian. And before Alegorian, Asimov.

Boris: OK!

Sonya: Wait! I'm still on the A's.

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