WHO’S IN IT?
Emma Stone (Easy A), Colin Firth (The King’s Speech), Hamish Linklater (Battleship), Marcia Gay Harden (Pollock), Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook), Erica Leerhsen (Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2), Eileen Atkins (Gosford Park), Simon McBurney (The Manchurian Candidate)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Woody Allen (Annie Hall), director, writer; Letty Aronson (Vicky Christina Barcelona), Stephen Tenenbaum (Midnight in Paris) and Edward Walson (Blue Jasmine), producers; Darius Khondji (Se7en), cinematographer; Alisa Lepselter (Match Point), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the south of France during the 1920s, an Englishman named Stanley (Firth) is brought in to unmask a possible swindle by a young woman named Sophie (Stone), who has enchanted a rich American family with her supposed clairvoyant powers. From there, personal and professional complications ensue…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Woody Allen is back once again with his traditional all-star cast and whimsical ideas, but this time has the thrilling and enchanting setting of 20s-era France to play with, only glimpsed at previously in his own Midnight in Paris.