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First Look: Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona

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February 1, 2008
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Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Woody Allen is still going strong and currently finishing his 41st feature film entitled Vicky Cristina Barcelona. The impressive cast includes Javier Bardem, Patricia Clarkson, Scarlett Johansson, Penelope Cruz, Kevin Dunn, Rebecca Hall, and Chris Messina. Set in Barcelona, Spain, the film is romantic comedy about a love triangle. The Weinstein Company just picked up the film for release sometime this year, given Woody is currently in post-production. Check out the very first photos of Johansson, Hall, and Cruz from the film.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Just as New York City was the backdrop in Woody Allen's "Manhattan," the stunning city of Barcelona is the setting for the romantic adventures of Vicky and Cristina. These two young Americans spend a summer in Spain and meet a flamboyant artist (Javier Bardem) and his beautiful but insane ex-wife (Penelope Cruz). Vicky (Rebecca Hall) is straight-laced and about to be married. Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) is a sexually adventurous free spirit. When they all become amorously entangled, the results are both hilarious and harrowing.

Harvey Weinstein stated, "'Vicky Cristina Barcelona' is a funny, sexy and smart film, where once again, Woody is at the top of his game. Through the years, my brother and I have formed an incredible relationship with Woody and Letty and we are so pleased to be working on our sixth film together."

Vicky Cristina Barcelona is both written and directed by Woody Allen, of everything from Annie Hall to Match Point. The film will arrive in theaters sometine in 2008.

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  • Oh look! how exciting, Yet another Woody Allen romantic 'comedy' about a love triangle. This guys Originality blows my mind.
  • Fèlix Llopart
    They say that Scarlett has a lesbian scene with Penelope Cruz and that Woody Allen drove Fèlix in a taxi. Astonishing isn't it?
  • Paul Woodmanson…ing
    It does open the Woodman (Johansson/Cruz....who wouldn't be) open for criticism that having a "steamy lesbian sex scene" is a ploy to get his box office numbers up. Works for me!
  • I think it is a good movie, I personally would love to attend and see its impressive cast playing this movie! -armine

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