Foreshadowing In Matchpoint

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Matchpoint is a captivating story about a man named Chris Wilton who falls in love and marries Chloe Hewett and together they start their life. Their happy ending did not last however, Chris has an extramarital affair with his brother in law's wife, Nola Rice. In Woody Allen's Match Point fate is not determined by a higher power, instead it is luck that is responsible for Chris’s fate. At the beginning of Match Point there is a scene where we see a tennis ball going back and forth in slow motion. We hear the voice of Chris Wilton who discusses how much of life is just merely chance as he recalls a man saying,” I'd rather be lucky than good” (Woody Allen, 1). Chris felt this man had wisdom and it was foreshadowed at the beginning how crucial
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