by James Maxwell, at Dec. 7, 2011, 7:54 p.m.
Film Title and Year of Release: Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Film Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qtgw38Yq2Qs
Film Trailer Reference: "Hannah and her Sisters Trailer." (Video) 1986. Retrieved Nov. 2011.
Film Synopsis: During a Thanksgiving Day party we make acquaintance with a numerous and problematic family. The leading characters are three sisters: Lee, the woman of Frederick, an old misanthrope painter; Holly, who dreams of becoming a writer, or an actress, or who knows who...; Hannah, famous actress, beautiful, intelligent, good mother, good wife, good sister, in short perfect, the pivot of the family. The balance begins to break up when Hannah's husband, Elliot, falls in love with Lee, who leaves Frederick. Holly goes through a deep crisis and meets Mickey, the former husband of Hannah, a hypochondriac TV producer. The affairs evolve and at the last Thanksgiving ...
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Quotation on film: “While the milieu and the characters of Hannah and her Sisters obviously suggest kinship with Annie Hall and Manhattan in a kind of “New York Trilogy,” Allen’s thinking has progressed remarkably. Both Annie and Tracy function as ideals of love, pursued and lost, but cherished as lovely memories of what might have been. Recollecting happy but fleeting moments with them helps ease the pain of loneliness and meaningless that Alvy and Ike experience. In contrast, Holly, hypersensitive, fickle, irascible and occasionally cocaine dependent, scarcely represents an ideal.”
Quotation Reference: Blake, Richard A. Woody Allen: Profane and Sacred. The Scarecrow Press, Inc. Lanham, Md., &London. 1195. Dec 2011. Print.
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