• Celebrity (1998)

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Celebrity

Release Date: November 20th, 1998

DVD Release Date: August 10th, 1999

R |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

The career and personal life of writer Lee (Kenneth Branagh) are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin (Judy Davis), and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one lavish party to another and engages in numerous empty romances, he starts to doubt the worth of his work. Meanwhile, top TV producer Tony (Joe Mantegna) falls for Robin and introduces her to the world of celebrity.

Cast: Hank Azaria, Kenneth Branagh, Judy Davis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Melanie Griffith, Famke Janssen, Michael Lerner, Joe Mantegna

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Sweetland Films

Distributors: Filmes Lusomundo, EuropaCorp, Bac Films, Laurenfilm S.A., Miramax Films

Keywords: 1990s, Transformation, Temptation, Amusing, Hotel, Love, Witty

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    Suffers from lulls and lapses and one lulu of a casting gaffe, but this keenly observant spoof of the fame game is hardly the work of a burnout. show more

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The movie's shot in black and white; Allen is one of the rare and valuable directors who sometimes insists in working in the format that is the soul of cinema. show more

  • 63
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    It is a recognized truth of the movie industry that even the best film makers will have disappointments, and, for Woody Allen, Celebrity fits into that category. show more

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