Woody Allen’s career in pictures “Woody Wednesday”

Stardust Memories (1980)
Stardust Memories (1980)

“That was one of my best films, I thought,” Allen has said of the picture, starring himself, Charlotte Rampling, Tony Roberts and Jessica Harper. “It was one of my most stringently criticized films in the United States. They thought that the lead character was me! Not a fictional character, but me, and that I was expressing hostility toward my audience. And, of course, that was in no way the point of the film.” 

A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy (1982)
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)

Allen played a wacky inventor hosting a weekend party in this comedic love story. It was his first collaboration with Mia Farrow, who ended their decade-long relationship after discovering his affair with their adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn. He later married Previn in 1997.

Hannah and her Sisters (1986) 
Hannah and her Sisters (1986)

Allen directed actresses (from left) Dianne Wiest, Mia Farrow and Barbara Hershey in this film, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards (winning him a statue for best writing). At the time of the film’s release, the director and Farrow had been dating for six years and were raising two adopted children, Moses and Dylan. 

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