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Woody Allen (written by)
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Release Date:
18 December 1987 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Chekhov without the jokes See more (47 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Denholm Elliott ... Howard

Dianne Wiest ... Stephanie

Mia Farrow ... Lane

Elaine Stritch ... Diane

Sam Waterston ... Peter

Jack Warden ... Lloyd
Ira Wheeler ... Mr. Raines
Jane Cecil ... Mrs. Raines

Rosemary Murphy ... Mrs. Mason
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Directed by
Woody Allen 
 
Writing credits
Woody Allen (written by)

Produced by
Robert Greenhut .... producer
Charles H. Joffe .... executive producer
Jack Rollins .... executive producer
Gail Sicilia .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Carlo Di Palma 
 
Film Editing by
Susan E. Morse 
 
Casting by
Juliet Taylor 
 
Production Design by
Santo Loquasto 
 
Art Direction by
Speed Hopkins 
 
Set Decoration by
George DeTitta Jr. 
 
Costume Design by
Jeffrey Kurland 
 
Makeup Department
Fern Buchner .... makeup artist
Romaine Greene .... hair stylist
Lee Halls .... makeup artist
Heike Merker .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Joseph Hartwick .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Debra Kent .... dga trainee
Ken Ornstein .... second assistant director
Thomas A. Reilly .... first assistant director (as Thomas Reilly)
 
Art Department
Matthew Bliss .... assistant art director
Glenn Lloyd .... art department research
James Mazzola .... property master
Arne Olsen .... chief construction grip
Ron Petagna .... construction coordinator
Cosmo Sorice .... stand-by scenic artist
James Sorice .... master scenic artist
Tom Warren .... assistant art director
Dave Weinman .... set dresser
Joseph Alfieri .... carpenter (uncredited)
Frank Didio .... head carpenter (uncredited)
Jean-Michel Folon .... poster designer: France (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Lee Dichter .... sound re-recording mixer
Frank Graziadei .... sound recordist
David Grossack .... assistant sound editor
James Sabat .... production sound mixer
Louis Sabat .... boom operator
Dan Sable .... sound editor
Lynn Sable .... assistant sound editor
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ronald Burke .... dolly grip
Michael Green .... assistant camera
Brian Hamill .... still photographer
Jay Levy .... second assistant camera
Jim Manzione .... best boy
Dick Mingalone .... camera operator
Ray Quinlan .... gaffer
Robert Ward .... key grip (as Bob Ward)
 
Casting Department
Ellen Lewis .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bill Christians .... wardrobe supervisor: men
Patricia Eiben .... wardrobe supervisor: women
Jessica Fasman .... assistant costume designer
Judianna Makovsky .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Janice Keuhnelian .... assistant film editor
Jon Neuburger .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Roy B. Yokelson .... music recording engineer
 
Transportation Department
Harold 'Whitey' McEvoy .... transportation captain
Patrick Hogan .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Kay Chapin .... script supervisor
James A. Davis .... production assistant (as James Davis)
Barbara Heller .... production assistant
Peter Lombardi .... production auditor
John A. Machione .... assistant production auditor (as John Machione)
Brian Mannain .... production assistant
Jane Read Martin .... assistant: Mr. Allen
Douglas S. Ornstein .... production assistant (as Doug Ornstein)
Helen Robin .... production coordinator
Tracy Robin .... production assistant
Carl Turnquest Jr. .... projectionist
Gilbert S. Williams .... production assistant
Scott Schaffer .... craft service (uncredited)
 
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82 min
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Trivia:
Woody Allen once said that this film and A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982) were his "two biggest financial disasters".See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Peter's tie when talking to Lloyd.See more »
Quotes:
Stephanie:Stand up.
Lane:I want to kill myself.
Stephanie:Don't say that.
Lane:I have no reason to get up tomorrow.
Stephanie:Well then, you're just going to have to make up a reason.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012)See more »
Soundtrack:
On a Slow Boat to ChinaSee more »

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12 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Chekhov without the jokes, 30 August 2001
Author: Gyran from Birmingham, England

Denholm Elliott has the hots for Mia Farrow, who has the hots for Sam Waterston, who has the hots for Dianne Wiest. Mia's ex-film-star mother and her physicist husband descend on them, insult everyone and then go away again. All this is set in a house in New England during a storm and power-cut.

Some critics see this as Allen in Bergman mode again but to me its claustrophobic country-house atmosphere is more reminiscent of Chekhov – with one important exception: Chekhov has jokes. This is tedious stuff. No wonder Soon-Yi (in Wild Man Blues) says that she walked out of it.

Fact and fiction got confused in my mind when Mia Farrow's character started talking about shooting her mother's gangster lover when she was a teenager. This may be an allusion to the real-life shooting of Johnny Stompanato by Lana Turner's daughter. Elaine Strich, playing the mother, is reminiscent of Farrow's real mother Maureen O'Sullivan in Hannah And Her Sisters.

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