Isaac, 42, has divorced Jill. She is now living with another woman, Connie, and is writing a book in which she will reveal some very private points of their relationship. Isaac has a love affair with Tracy, 17, when he meets Mary, the mistress of his best friend Yale. Yale is already married to Emily. Written by
Woody Allen's New Comedy Hit
Did You Know?
According to the "Every Woody Allen Movie" website, "Isaac [Woody Allen
]'s full list of things that make life worth living [were]: Groucho Marx
, Willie Mays
, the 2nd movement of the Jupiter Symphony, Louis Armstrong
's Potato Head Blues, Swedish movies, Sentimental Education by Flaubert, Marlon Brando
, Frank Sinatra, those incredible Apples and Pears by Cezanne, the crabs at Sam Wo's, [and] Tracy's face". See more
In the first scene at Elaine's, as Isaac is beginning to say something, someone (presumably a customer of the restaurant, as it was running while they were shooting) walks in front of the camera. Isaac laughs, and quickly recovers with an impromptu remark about how his girlfriend has to go and do homework. See more
[music: the opening of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. Voiceover
Chapter One. He adored New York City. He idolized it all out of proportion. Eh uh, no, make that he, he romanticized it all out of proportion. Better. To him, no matter what the season was, this was still a town that existed in black and white and pulsated to the great tunes of George Gershwin. Uh, no, let me start this over.
Chapter One: He was too romantic about Manhattan, as he was about everything else. He thrived on...
There are no opening credits, save the production company bumper and the film's title, which appears as part of a flashing neon sign in New York City. See more
References Gone with the Wind
He Loves, and She Loves
Music by George Gershwin
Performed by The Buffalo Philharmonic
Music director: Michael Tilson Thomas See more