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Manhattan explores how the life of a middle-aged television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.

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Manhattan (1979)

Woody Allen has gone on record to state that he loathes Manhattan. He felt it was too preachy and self-righteous and he even tried to get the producers to destroy it before it released under the condition that he'd do his next film for free.

Under normal circumstances, such a comment from a director about his own film never bodes well for the movie. If the creator himself hates it, why wouldn't I?

And under normal circumstances that would be a fair reaction. This however, is no normal circumstance. Manhattan has widely been regarded as one of Allen's best works and consistently ranks up there with the best - year after year. So...

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