Our latest video essay looks at 1995’s Mighty Aphrodite. It’s a quiet little gem, with a sweet story, and one powerhouse performance. How well do you know it?
Our video covers:
1. The one act play he wrote in 1995
2. The terrible TV movie of his breakup with Mia Farrow
3. His first time filming outside the US in 20 years
4. The original idea for the Greek chorus
5. Mira Sorvino
6. Michael Rapaport
7. Helena Bonham Carter
8. The big Cole Porter number
9. The now gone FAO Schwarz
10. Mira Sorvino‘s award triumph
Mighty Aphrodite is featured in our book, The Woody Allen Watcher’s Guide. Each book cover 18 Allen films, with the story of the making of each one, with trivia, deleted scenes, music cues, locations and more. Find out more about the book here.
There’s also 24 other video essays, with trivia for each film. 22 more to go!