Hannah and Her Sisters
Directed by Woody Allen. US. 1986. PG-13. 1 hour 43 minutes. MGM. 35mm.
Sun., November 26, 2017
Bookended by family Thanksgiving dinners, Woody Allen’s dramedy traces the ups-and-downs of sisters Hannah (Mia Farrow), Lee (Barbara Hershey) and Holly (Academy Award Winner Dianne Wiest). Characters weaving in-and-out of their lives include Hannah’s unfaithful husband (Oscar Winner Michael Caine), Hannah’s ex-husband (Allen), a troubled artist (Max von Sydow), a friend-turned-rival (Carrie Fisher), a would-be suitor (Sam Waterson), and the sisters’ troubled parents (Maureen O’Sullivan and Lloyd Nelson). The supporting cast also includes John Turturro, Julie Kavner, Daniel Stern, J.T. Walsh, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Lewis Black.