- Rated: PG
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 28 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: July 5, 2000
- Originally Released: 1980
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Single Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Dolby Digital Mono - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
- Additional Products:
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"I like your early, funny films."
- a fan to film director Sandy Bates (Woody Allen)
"You want to do a service for mankind' Tell funnier jokes."
- a space alien to film director Sandy Bates (Woody Allen)
"What do you think was the significance of the Rolls-Royce'"
"I think it represented his car."
- one audience member to another, as they leave a screening of Sandy Bates's (Woody Allen's) latest film.
Sight and Sound - 12/01/1980
"...The women, complex, sharply and invariably affectionately observed, are here the fabric of the plot..."
New York Times - 09/26/1980
"...This scathing, audacious new film finds [Allen] using [comedy] full-force for the first time....Imbued with a very special bravado..."
New York Times - 12/28/1980
Included in the New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1980"
Essential Cinema |
Theatrical Release |
- Theatrical Release: September 26, 1980
- First screen appearance with a bit part for actress Sharon Stone.
- Andy Albeck, president of United Artists at the time, has a cameo in as a studio executive who bemoans to Allen that his latest film just isn't funny.
- Judith Crist, a movie reviewer, also appears in a cameo as a cabaret patron.
- Rated BBFC AA by the British Board of Film Classification.