September 30, 2022

Woody Allen announces his retirement

Woody Allen announces his retirement

Woody Allen announced his retirement from filmmaking.

While in Europe working on his 50th film, Woody Allen Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia He had intended to quit filmmaking and devote more time to writing during the twilight years. What is now set to be his last movie is It takes place in Paris and will be filmed entirely in French Within two weeks.

Allen described his upcoming movie as being similar to Match Point in that it would be “thrilling, dramatic, and very sinister as well”. Allen recently wrote his fifth collection of humorous works, “Zero Gravity,” which will be published on September 27 by Alianza in Spain. In the United States, it is published by Arcade and distributed by Simon & Schuster.

Allen was shot more often in Europe as his support in the United States declined due to accusations of abuse. In 2020, the San Sebastian Film Festival opened with the “Rifkin Festival,” filmed in and around the city of San Sebastian. His connection with the Basque Country Capital Festival goes back to 2004 when he premiered “Melinda & Melinda” and in 2008 with the premiere of “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”.

Starring Elena Anaya, Louis Garrel and Gina Gershon, the “Rivkin Festival” takes place during the festival, the most important in the Spanish-speaking world.

Oddly enough, he declared at the press conference to mark the start of production for the film that he “never thought of retiring”. The Rifkin Festival was backed by the Spanish media giant Mediapro, which also backed two of Allen’s most successful films, “Vicky Christina Barcelona”, for which Penelope Cruz won her first Oscar, and “Midnight in Paris”.

Amazon Studios has suspended his previous movie, “A Rainy Day in New York,” after Allen was accused of “ruining” the film’s future with his comments on allegations of abuse against his daughter, Dylan Farrow. he is A lawsuit is filed against them for $68 million Allegation of breach of contract. The dispute was later settled out of court.

Allen had trouble with publishing houses, too. Hachette canceled the publication of his memoirs.loincloth nothing” After employee protests, it was picked up by another publisher, Arcade.