Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Sally Hawkins, Bobby Cannavale
Woody Allen (Director), Woody Allen (Writer)
Release: Jul. 25th, 2013
Runtime: 1 hour, 38 minutes
Jasmine French used to be on the top of the heap as a New York socialite, but now is returning to her estranged sister in San Francisco utterly ruined. As Jasmine struggles with her haunting memories of a privileged past bearing dark realities she ignored, she tries to recover in her present. Unfortunately, it all proves a losing battle as Jasmine’s narcissistic hangups and their consequences begin to overwhelm her. In doing so, her old...
A new Woody Allen film for this year. This is one I'm looking forwards to:
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All In All, Blue Jasmine is late stage peak Woody Allen, with great writing (no surprise), better acting, a sense of dread, but balanced with a tone that can only make you enjoy it from the first shot, till the credits roll.
I wonder if Woody Allen knows much about women as the males who hit on the ladies in the film seem totally artificially....If you like Woody Allen type films, you should like Blue Jasmine at least the actors were good.
Blue Jasmine marks the sixth (and, surprisingly, not the last) film of his that I've seen, though I imagine it was more to do with seeing what kind of performance won Cate Blanchett an Oscar than anything else.