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You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  27 August 2010 (Spain)
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Sally's parents' marriage breaks up when her father undergoes a mid-life crisis and impulsively weds a prostitute as Sally's own marriage also begins to disintegrate.

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Follows a pair of married couples, Alfie (Hopkins) and Helena (Jones), and their daughter Sally (Watts) and husband Roy (Brolin), as their passions, ambitions, and anxieties lead them into trouble and out of their minds. After Alfie leaves Helena to pursue his lost youth and a free-spirited call girl named Charmaine (Punch), Helena abandons rationality and surrenders her life to the loopy advice of a charlatan fortune teller. Unhappy in her marriage, Sally develops a crush on her handsome art gallery owner boss, Greg (Banderas), while Roy, a novelist nervously awaiting the response to his latest manuscript, becomes moonstruck over Dia (Pinto), a mystery woman who catches his gaze through a nearby window. Written by Sony Pictures Classics

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£112,168 (UK) (18 March 2011)

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£112,168 (UK) (18 March 2011)
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First feature film directed by Woody Allen that is not produced by Charles H. Joffe. Joffe, who had worked with Allen for nearly 40 years, died in July 2008. See more »

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Sally: What happened to Jonathan?
Helena Shebritch: I've been all over it with Crystal. He left me for another woman.
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Woody's new look with new cast and new way of editing
12 August 2011 | by (London) – See all my reviews

great script as always embedding with woody's insight to spot on the truth of human nature, it's wonderfully true. Funny to see that 100% of the characters in the story are all mess-up in the way they live their life, with lies, hurts, ignorance, fear, denial, confused, wonderful character studies in this script, and daring of Woody to try a new way to end the film, new way to edit the story, much mature it is. I personal sees that the case might be the reason this film doesn't deliver to what it had been able to, but also, it is the evidence too that Woody is like Picasso in movie, Picasso is never afraid of painting, he paints almost every day and he never intends to make each painting a master piece, he just paint, as a painter's vocation, he tried all the mediums, he try move away from getting use to one look in his paintings, so within thousands of picasso's painting, there are enough master pieces to make him the Great, and that's how I see Woody, he is a brave film maker, he never cares too much about what people say, he never stops to write and to film, he never stop to try new cast, new career move, if the location is done with New york, fine, London, and Muses come and go..fine, try to film another one till he finds one and he did, he had all these great actresses to work for him in his lifetime and this time, he comes to a new group of casts, though it's not delivering as the other group of talents, it's a new look on Woody's never-ending -trying career, and I am sure, he is going to always get the GREAT Work soon or later and his film would never be the last one, he is always producing, it is just to live, you will always meet another new stranger...


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