Husbands and Wives
Most recently screened in September 2016
Director: Woody Allen. Cast: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Judy Davis, Sydney Pollack, Liam Neeson, Juliette Lewis, Lysette Anthony, Benno Schmidt, Brian McConnachie, Blythe Danner, Ron Rifkin, Timothy Jerome, Cristi Conaway, Galaxy Craze, Caroline Aaron, Nora Ephron, voice of Jeffrey Kurland. Screenplay: Woody Allen.

Twitter Capsule: Among Allen's nastiest movies, which seems to free his actors into a level of truth-telling he often inhibits.

VOR:   Bold use of handheld cameras, especially for its time. Nervy plunge into domestic darkness, especially given its timing. Great proof of Allen's revelatory skill with actors.



Photo © 1992 Miramax Films

Not yet reviewed in full. A–

(off and on over the years: A)


Academy Award Nominations:
Best Supporting Actress: Judy Davis
Best Original Screenplay: Woody Allen

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Supporting Actress: Judy Davis

Other Awards:
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Supporting Actress (Davis)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Supporting Actress (Davis)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Supporting Actress (Davis; also cited for Where Angels Fear to Tread)
Chicago Film Critics Association: Best Supporting Actress (Davis)
National Board of Review: Best Supporting Actress (Davis)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Original Screenplay

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