Annie Hall (1977)

93m, 8372 feet
35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono, English
Reviewed at The

An American fantasy film directed by Woody Allen.

Plot Summary

New York stand-up comedian Alvy Singer relates his brief love affair with aspiring nightclub singer Annie Hall. Along the way, they trael back in time to interact with their younger selves, subtitles give away their real thoughts while having a conversation and Alvy imagines a conversation between animated versions of himself and Annie.


Directed by: Woody Allen
© United Artists Corporation MCMLXXVII [1977]
United Artists Corporation [logo] A Jack Rollins-Charles H. Joffe production
Executive Producer: Robert Greenhut
Produced by: Charles H. Joffe
Associate Producer: Fred T. Gallo
Written by: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman
Director of Photography: Gordon Willis
Edited by: Ralph Rosenblum
Film Editor: Wendy Greene Bricmont
Sound Mixers: James Sabat
Costume Designer: Ruth Morley
Clothing Designs by: Ralph Lauren
Makeup Artist: Fern Buchner
Hairstylist: Romaine Green
Animated Sequences: Chris Ishii
Art Director: Mel Bourne

Woody Allen (Alvy Singer)
Diane Keaton (Annie Hall)
Tony Roberts (Rob)
Carol Kane (Allison)
Paul Simon (Tony Lacey)
Shelley Duvall (Pam)
Janet Margolin (Robin)
Christopher Walken 1Mis-spelled Wlaken in the end credits] (Duane Hall)
Colleen Dewhurst (Mom Hall)
Mordecai Lawner (Alvy's dad)
Donald Symington (Dad Hall)
Joan Newman (Alvy's mom)
John Glover (actor boy friend)
Jonathan Munk (Alvy, aged 9)
Russell Horton (man in theatre line)
Christine Jones (Dorrie)
Mary Boylan (Miss Reed)
Marshall McLuhan (himself)
Helen Ludlam (Grammy Hall)
Ruth Volner (Alvy's aunt)

Alternative Titles

Ane Hol – Lithuanian title
Anhedonia – working title
Ani Hol – Serbian Yugoslavian title
Annie Hallová – Czech title
Annie og jeg – Norwegian title
Der Stadtneurotiker – Austrian, German, West German title
Dos extraños amantes – Argentine, Mexican, Peruvian, Uruguayan, Venezuelan title
Eni Hol – Serbian title
Ha-Roman Sheli im Annie – Israeli title
Io e Annie – Italian title
Io e le donne – Italian title
It Had to be Jew – working title
Jeg og Annie – en nervøs romanse – Norwegian alternative title
Mig og Annie – Danish title
Nevrikos erastis – Greek re-release title
Noivo Neurótico, Noiva Nervosa – Brazilian title
Νευρικός εραστής – Greek title
Ани Хол – Bulgarian title
Еннi Голл – Ukrainian title
Энни Холл – Russian title

Extracts included in
Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim (2012)


Photoplay vol.29 no.3 (March 1978) p.5 – note (Paul Wilson's movie world by Paul Wilson)

The Films of Woody Allen by G. Bendazzi pp.110-121; 205 – illustrated article; credits
The Films of Woody Allen – by Neil Sinyard pp.8, 10,13, 29, 47-49, 54, 56, 57, 64, 87, 90, 93
The Woody Allen Companion by Stephen J. Spignesi pp.182-188
Woody Allen: Film by Film
– by Jason Solomons pp.80-85 – illustrated article