Hannah And Her Sisters details
|Starring:||Lloyd Nolan, Maureen O'Sullivan, Woody Allen, Barbara Hershey, Daniel Stern, Michael Caine, Maureen O'Sullivan, Carrie Fisher, Mia Farrow|
Hannah And Her Sisters
|Run time:||1 hour 42 minutes|
|Rental release:||19 Aug 2002|
|Dubbed:||German, French, Spanish, Italian|
|Subtitles:||Dutch, French, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English, German|
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Not quite as great as I remembered, but nearlyBy a customer from London , 10 Sep 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]I loved this film when it came out and on watching it again I found there are still lengthy passages which are quite brilliant. There is a wonderful joke about hypochondriac Woody going to a series of doctors each of which instead of reassuring him become more and more alarmist. I don't think Michael Caine's performance has quite stood the test of time, he was a very unexpected piece of casting at the time (English action man), so the main astonishment at the time was that he was there at all, not how he acted. The main Woody Allen joke about how such an ugly man can attract such beautiful women is answered towards the end of the film when we see him deploy the full force of his charm to 'pick up' his final mate. See it if you've never seen it and if you saw it in 1986 it's well worth another visit. Not quite as good as Manhattan or Annie Hall, though, in my opinion.
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Strictly for Allen aficionadosBy ArrogantDuck (69 reviews) , 08 Aug 2013Often hailed as one of Woody Allen's better works, I actually thought this was one of his weakest movies. Littered with pretentious characters, pseudo-intellectual dialogue and no real point to the entire story, failing to solve any issues of infidelity that it raises, leaving a moral that seemed to be 'It's okay to screw your wife's sister (or your adopted daughter)' Strictly for die-hard Allen fans. Not for me.
A Very Well Made PlayBy Seedyvee (207 reviews) from Grantham , 23 Oct 2011
[Highly rated reviewer]I generally avoid films that feature the claustrophobic intense relationships of modern Americans and with that the neurotic states that such a materialistic culture engenders but Woody Allen makes an interesting and entertaining film here. The almost incestuous and complicated relationships of Hannah and her sisters with their male attachments, conveyed with much well-characterised dialogue, are well contrasted with Allen's own comic portrayal of a hypochondriac with his own stream of conscious thoughts probing into the meaning of life. The soliloquy is used to great effect often voiced over conflicting outward behaviour. Allen does not answer deep philosophical questions but the denouement of this film is very satisfying.
BrilliantBy luca sullivan from horsham , 08 Sep 2011A brilliant film and i think maybe along with Manhatten Woody Allens best film.
Hannah And Her Sisters (1986)By a customer from London, England , 02 Sep 2011Awful. I'm a big fan of Woody Allen for his clever and witty scripts, atmospheric well plotted movies and his over the top neurotic characters, with all their insecurities. However, I just didn't get on with this one and found it a poor watch.
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hannah and her sistersBy a customer , 07 Aug 2011Do love Woody Allen films -hence this was another hit for me. Have seen it before, but had actually forgotten the ending; so thoroughtly enjoyed re-watching it. The classic love triangle, given the full Woody Allen treatment -him wittering on in his signature style, with Manhattan as ever the infamous backdrop. LIked how it panned out, and liked the warmth and homeliness of it -as ever the great story-teller of domestic drama...