Hannah and Her Sisters (BLU-RAY)
One of Woody Allen s best-loved films, this won three richly deserved Oscars* (for Michael Caine, Dianne Wiest and the screenplay), and is a joy from start to perfectly judged finish. Hannah (Mia Farrow) is a devoted wife, loving mother and successful actress. She s also the emotional backbone of the family, and her sisters Lee (Barbara Hershey) and Holly (Dianne Wiest) depend on this stability while also resenting it because they can t help but compare Hannah s seemingly perfect life with theirs. But with her husband Elliot (Michael Caine) becoming increasingly interested in Lee, it s clear that Hannah might have problems of her own. An unusually strong supporting cast includes Allen himself as Hannah s existentially conflicted ex-husband and Max von Sydow as a perfectionist artist, but it s Caine who practically steals the film as a middle-aged man behaving like a lovesick teenager. It also has some of Allen s greatest one-liners, with a philosophical discussion about the nature of good and evil getting shot down with How should I know why there were Nazis? I don t even know how the can opener works.
Running Time: 103 minutes
Region: Region B/2 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
Release Date: 20 Feb. 2017
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