Review: Manhattan

Director: Woody Allen
Year: 1979
Score: 9/10

This was only my fourth Woody Allen film, after Hannah and her Sisters, Whatever Works and Midnight in Paris, and it immediately became my favourite of those I’d seen. Subsequently I saw several more, and it has maintained its top spot, though it’s now tied with Love and Death; they’re both equally excellent, but in quite different ways. As for this one: the dialogue sparkles, New York is shot beautifully, the three central characters are fascinating, and ultimately it’s quite moving. Did I mention how good the dialogue is?

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