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Woody Allen with ‘Café Society’ protagonists Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg at the Opening Ceremony of the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival, 11 May 2016

FILM REVIEW: ‘CAFÉ SOCIETY’ (2016) BY WOODY ALLEN


The 69th Cannes Film Festival, which took place last week, opened with Woody Allen’s latest movie, Café Society (2016), which was presented out of competition and is the director’s 47th feature film. Shot last summer with digital cameras – a first for Woody Allen – in Brooklyn and L.A. by award-winning cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, whose work on Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now (1979), Warren Beatty’s Reds (1981) and Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor (1987) earned him three Oscars,...


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