Annie Hall Movie Review 1977

Information and Film Reviews for Annie Hall the Movie

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Acclaimed coming-of-cinematic-age film for Allen is based in part on his own life. His love affair with Hall/Keaton is chronicled as an episodic, wistful comedy commenting on family, love, loneliness, communicating, maturity, driving, city life, careers, and various other topics. Abounds with classic scenes, including future star Goldblum and his mantra at a cocktail party; Allen and the lobster pot; and Allen, Keaton, a bathroom, a tennis racket, and a spider. The film operates on many levels, as does Keaton's wardrobe, which started a major fashion trend. Don't blink or you'll miss several future stars in bit parts. Expertly shot by Gordon Willis.


Home Vision Cinema, c/o Image Entertainment, 20525 Nordhoff St., Ste. 200, Chatsworth, CA 91311, URL:

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 94 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Comedy, War Between the Sexes, New York, New York, Screen Teams: Allen & Keaton, 4 Bones
Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman
Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane, Paul Simon, Colleen Dewhurst, Janet Margolin, Shelley Duvall, Christopher Walken, Marshall McLuhan, Dick Cavett, John Glover, Jeff Goldblum, Beverly D'Angelo
Gordon Willis
Woody Allen
United Artists, Jack Rollins, Charles H. Joffe


Oscars 1977: Actress (Keaton), Director (Allen), Orig. Screenplay, Picture; AFI 1998: Top 100; British Acad. 1977: Actress (Keaton), Director (Allen), Film, Screenplay; Directors Guild 1977: Director (Allen); Golden Globes 1978: Actress--Mus./Comedy (Keaton); L.A. Film Critics 1977: Screenplay; Natl. Bd. of Review 1977: Support. Actress (Keaton), Natl. Film Reg. 1992;; N.Y. Film Critics 1977: Actress (Keaton), Director (Allen), Film, Screenplay; Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1977: Actress (Keaton), Film, Screenplay; Writers Guild 1977: Orig. Screenplay.

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