Crimes And Misdemeanors

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Crimes And Misdemeanors Review


After Annie Hall, this is categorically Woody Allen's best film. A great ensemble production, Allen's primary tack follows a successful opthamologist (Martin Landau, perfectly cast), who reluctantly decides to murder his mistress when she threatens to blow the whistle to his wife. A parallel story follows a putz documentarian (Allen), who is roped into making a documentary about a boorish sitcom producer (Alan Alda). In the end, everybody loses, but Allen's neurotic outlook on life has never been presented with more clarity.


Crimes And Misdemeanors

Facts and Figures

In Theaters: Friday 13th October 1989

Budget: $19M

Distributed by: Orion Pictures Corporation

Production compaines: Orion Pictures, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Fresh: 37 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 8.0 / 10

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Starring: as Cliff Stern, as Judah Rosenthal, as Dolores Paley, as Wendy Stern, as Lester, as Ben, as Jack Rosenthal, as Jenny, as Halley Reed, as Barbara, as Lisa Crosley

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