1979 • R • Comedy, Romance, Drama
Woody Allen’s quintessential love letter to New York.
WHY WE PICKED IT: This classic early Allen film offers a wistful yet witty take on life, love, and [of course] intellectualism in one spectacularly shot city.
Forty-two-year-old Isaac Davis is a twice-divorced, frustrated television writer whose wife Jill (Meryl Streep) has left him for another woman when he begins dating the fresh-faced Tracy (Mariel Hemingway), a 17-year-old high school student who seems to adore him despite his age and general neurosis. But he soon finds himself developing feelings for the more sophisticated Mary (Diane Keaton), who also happens to be the former mistress of his best friend.
DIRECTOR: Woody Allen
CAST: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Mariel Hemingway, Meryl Streep, Anne Byrne
NOMINATIONS: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Mariel Hemingway - Academy Awards® 1980, Best Original Screenplay - Woody Allen & Marshall Brickman - Academy Awards® 1980, Best Motion Picture - Drama - Golden Globes® 1980