Hannah and Her Sisters

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Hannah and Her Sisters ★★★½ 1986 (PG)

Allen's grand epic about a New York showbiz family, its three adult sisters and their various complex romantic entanglements. Excellent performances by the entire cast, especially Caine and Hershey. Classic Allen themes of life, love, death, and desire are explored in an assured and sensitive manner. Witty, ironic, and heartwarming. 103m/C VHS, DVD . Mia Farrow, Barbara Hershey, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Woody Allen, Maureen O'Sullivan, Lloyd Nolan, Sam Waterston, Carrie Fisher, Max von Sydow, Julie Kavner, Daniel Stern, Tony Roberts, John Turturro; D: Woody Allen; W: Woody Allen; C: Carlo Di Palma. Oscars ‘86: Orig. Screenplay, Support. Actor (Caine), Support. Actress (Wiest); British Acad. ‘86: Director (Allen), Orig. Screenplay; Golden Globes ‘87: Film—Mus./Comedy; L.A. Film Critics ‘86: Film, Screenplay, Support. Actress (Wiest); Natl. Bd. of Review ‘86: Director (Allen), Support. Actress (Wiest); N.Y. Film Critics ‘86: Director (Allen), Film, Support. Actress (Wiest); Natl. Soc. Film Critics ‘86: Support. Actress (Wiest); Writers Guild ‘86: Orig. Screenplay.