Manhattan explores how the life of a middle-aged television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.

Directed by: Woody Allen Frederic B. Blankfein Joan Van Horn Kay Chapin
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance,
Production Company: United Artists, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions,

Manhattan - Woody Allen's New Comedy Hit - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 25-04-1979
  • Runtime: 96 Minutes
  • Popularity: 8.45
  • Vote Count: 2,091
  • IMDB Rating: 7.8
  • Budget: USD 9,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 39,946,780
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Character
Woody Allen - Azwaad Movie Database Woody Allen Isaac Davis
Diane Keaton - Azwaad Movie Database Diane Keaton Mary Wilkie
Michael Murphy - Azwaad Movie Database Michael Murphy Yale
Mariel Hemingway - Azwaad Movie Database Mariel Hemingway Tracy
Meryl Streep - Azwaad Movie Database Meryl Streep Jill
Anne Byrne Hoffman - Azwaad Movie Database Anne Byrne Hoffman Emily
Karen Ludwig - Azwaad Movie Database Karen Ludwig Connie
Michael O'Donoghue - Azwaad Movie Database Michael O'Donoghue Dennis
Gary Weis - Azwaad Movie Database Gary Weis Television Director
Kenny Vance - Azwaad Movie Database Kenny Vance Television Producer
Photo Name Department
Juliet Taylor-Production Juliet Taylor Production (Casting)
Woody Allen-Writing Woody Allen Writing (Screenplay)
Woody Allen-Directing Woody Allen Directing (Director)
Howard Feuer-Production Howard Feuer Production (Casting Associate)
Gordon Willis-Camera Gordon Willis Camera (Director of Photography)
Robert Greenhut-Production Robert Greenhut Production (Executive Producer)
Fred Schuler-Camera Fred Schuler Camera (Camera Operator)
Leslie Bloom-Art Leslie Bloom Art (Property Master)
Michael R. Miller-Editing Michael R. Miller Editing (Assistant Editor)
Charles H. Joffe-Production Charles H. Joffe Production (Producer)

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Having seen this four or five times now since I was a kid, I can definitively say this is the best Woody Allen introduction for newcomers. Visually it's his best work (for those who don't know, the cinematographer Gordon Willis did The Godfather Parts 1 & 2 earlier the same decade, so it's no surprise). Not as insightful or engrossing as Hannah or Misdemeanors, but the writing's up there. Mariel Hemingway's a crown jewel and tears me apart. If you're a newbie and can watch this before Annie Hall I highly recommend it. It's aged much better and is _the_ Woody Allen litmus test

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