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Manhattan (1979)
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Starring: Woody Allen, Anne Byrne, Mariel Hemingway, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Meryl Streep
Director: Woody Allen
Category: Comedy, Drama, Classic
Studio: MGM / UA
Subtitles:
Spanish, French
Length:
96 mins

 
 

 

"A masterpiece! [The] perfect blending of style and substance, humor and humanity."-Time Magazine

Nominated for two Academy Awards in 1979, and considered "one of Allen's most enduring accomplishments" (Boxoffice), Manhattan is a wry, touching and finely rendered portrait of modern relationships against the backdrop of urban alienation.Sumptuously photographed in black and white (Allen's first film in that format), and accompanies by a magnificent Gershwin score, Woody Allen's aesthetic triumph is a "prismatic portrait of a time and a place that may be studied decades hence" (Time Magazine).42-year-old Manhattan native Isaac Davis (Allen) has a job he hates, a seventeen-year-old girlfriend, Tracy (Mariel Hemingway), he doesn't love, and a lesbian ex-wife, Jill (Meryl Streep), who's writing a tell-all book about their marriage

 
 
   
   

 
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