WHO’S IN IT?
Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), Kristen Stewart (American Ultra), Steve Carell (The Big Short), Blake Lively (The Shallows), Parker Posey (Superman Returns), Corey Stoll (Midnight in Paris), Ken Stott (The Hobbit), Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect), Jeannie Berlin (Inherent Vice), Paul Schneider (Bright Star), Sheryl Lee (Winter’s Bone), Tony Sirico (The Sopranos), Stephen Kunken (Frost/Nixon), Sari Lennick (A Serious Man), Max Adler (Believe Me), Don Stark (That ‘70s Show), Gregg Binkley (State of Play)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris), director, writer; Letty Aronson (Blue Jasmine), Stephen Tenenbaum (Vicky Christina Barcelona) and Edward Walson (Magic in the Moonlight), producers; Vittorio Storaro (Apocalypse Now), cinematographer; Alisa Lepselter (Match Point), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the 1930s, a young man named Bobby (Eisenberg) decides to move from New York to Hollywood, where he is put to work for his uncle Phil (Carell), who is a major talent agent in the film industry. When Phil introduces his nephew to his secretary Vonnie (Stewart), they develop a mutual attraction that quickly becomes complicated amidst the pressures and difficulties in their personal lives…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Woody Allen is back yet again, and this time he’s bringing a glitzy and glamorous romantic caper wherein its strong ensemble cast gets to wrangle with plot twists and senses of charm that are purely that of Allen’s.