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You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger

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You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Synopsis

Woody Allen's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger follows a pair of married couples, Alfie and Helena, and their daughter Sally and husband Roy, 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, 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, while Roy, a novelist nervously awaiting the response to his latest manuscript, becomes moonstruck over Dia, a mystery woman who catches his gaze through a nearby window.

Despite these characters' attempts to dodge their problems with pipe dreams and impracticable plans, their efforts lead only to heartache, irrationality, and perilous hot water. Taking its title from the prediction fortune tellers use to beguile their marks, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, illustrates with wry humor how easy it is for our illusions to make fools of us all.

Details

Year
2010
Type of film
Features
Running Time
98 mins
Format
35mm
Director
Woody Allen
Producer
Javier Mendez, Helen Robin, Nicky Kentish Barnes
Co-Producer
Javier Mendez, Helen Robin, Nicky Kentish Barnes
Editor
Alisa Lepselter
Screenwriter
Woody Allen
Director of Photography
Vilmos Zsigmond
Production Designer
Jim Clay
Sound
Peter Glossop
Principal Cast
Naomi Watts, Gemma Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Lucy Punch

Genre

Production Company

Dippermouth Productions Limited
c/o Malde & Co
99 Kenton Road
Kenton
Harrow HA3 0AN
UK

Sales
Company

Imagina International Sales
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