Hannah and Her Sisters Poster

Release Date: 1986

DVD Release Date: November 6th, 2001

PG-13|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Three successive family Thanksgiving dinners mark time for Hannah (Mia Farrow), her younger sisters Lee (Barbara Hershey) and Holly (Dianne Wiest) and the men in their lives. Lee is having an affair with Hannah's husband, Elliot (Michael Caine), and trying to end her Svengali-like romance with artist Frederick (Max von Sydow). Holly is frustrated by her lack of career fulfillment and her increasing dependence on Hannah's largesse, while being courted by the hypochondriac Mickey (Woody Allen).

Cast: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Michael Caine, Carrie Fisher, Barbara Hershey, Lloyd Nolan, Maureen O'Sullivan, Daniel Stern

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Orion Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Allen's writing and directing style is so strong and assured in this film that the actual filmmaking itself becomes a narrative voice. show more

  • Sad funny and richly romantic, everything that makes Allen’s movies so beloved. [7 February 1986, Daily Notebook p.76]

  • A joy to behold, a complex film that never loses either its sense of purpose or sense of humor. [7 February 1986, Friday, p.33]

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