Manhattan (movie)

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Directed byWoody Allen
Written byWoody Allen
Marshall Brickman
Produced byCharles H. Joffe
StarringWoody Allen
Diane Keaton
Michael Murphy
Mariel Hemingway
Meryl Streep
Porky Pig
Anne Byrne
CinematographyGordon Willis
Edited bySusan E. Morse
Music byGeorge Gershwin
played by the New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta and the Buffalo Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • April 25, 1979 (1979-04-25)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$39,946,780[1]

Manhattan is a 1979 American romantic comedy-drama movie by director Woody Allen. The movie is set in New York City. The movie is about Issac Davis (played by Allen), a divorced 42-year old dating a 17-year-old girl. His ex-wife is openly lesbian.

The movie was nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Mariel Hemingway) and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen. It also won the BAFTA Award for Best Film and was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay. The movie was #46 on American Film Institute's "100 Years...100 Laughs". In 2001, the United States Library of Congress said the movie was "culturally significant" and selected it to keep in the National Film Registry.

The movie had mostly positive reviews.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Box Office Information for Manhattan". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved January 28, 2012.

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