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Release Date: December 3rd, 1999

DVD Release Date: June 20th, 2000

PG-13|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Emmet Ray (Sean Penn) isn't an easy guy to be around -- among other things, he's inconsiderate and egomaniacal. He also happens to be a jazz guitarist with undeniable talent, and despite his many faults, he ends up winning the heart of Hattie (Samantha Morton), a kind young mute woman. Hattie's seemingly endless patience with Emmet is tested, however, with his incessant irresponsibility and infidelity, leading their relationship to the breaking point.

Cast: Sean Penn, Samantha Morton, Uma Thurman, Brian Markinson, Anthony LaPaglia, Gretchen Mol, Vincent Guastaferro, John Waters

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Comedy drama, Comedy

Production Co: Sweetland Films, Magnolia Pictures

Keywords: Emotional, Amusing, Cheeky, Temptation, New York City, Love, 1930s, Love interest

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role