Manhattan

feature film, romantic drama, USA, 1979

DIRECTED BY: Woody Allen

Manhattan

CAST:
Woody Allen (Isaac),
Diane Keaton (Mary),
Michael Murphy (Yale),
Mariel Hemingway (Tracy),
Meryl Streep (Jill)

SCRIPT:
Woody Allen,
Marshall Brickman

PHOTOGRAPHY:
Gordon Willis

EDITING:
Susan E. Morse

Synopsis:

Woody Allen called this film “a combination of the previous two”, Annie Hall and Interiors. As in all of his other films from that period, the story takes place in New Yorku where we follow the forty-two year-old Isaaca, divorced writer in a relationship with the seventeen year-old Tracy. His best friend, professor Yale, cheats on his wife Emily with Mary. Even though he dislaikes Mary at first, soon Isaac starts to feel attracted to his friend’s lover… 

b/w, 35 mm, 96'

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