New York Film Locations




Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

During a Thanksgiving Day party we make aquaintance with a numerous and problematic family. The leading characters are three sisters: Lee (Barbara Hershey), the woman of Frederick, an old misanthrope painter; Holly (Dianne Wiest), who dreams of becoming a writer, or an actress, or who knows who...; Hannah (Mia Farrow), famous actress, beautiful, intelligent, good mother, good wife, good sister, in short perfect, the pivot of the family. The balance begins to break up when Hannah's husband, Elliot, falls in love with Lee, who leaves Frederick. Holly goes through a deep crisis and meets Mickey, the former husband of Hannah, a hipocondriac TV producer. The affairs evolve and at the last Thanksgiving.


Wooster Street and Spring Street, Manhattan.
   

Bookshop, 109 East 9th Street and 3rd Avenue, Manhattan.
   

Pomander Walk, 260-266 West 95th Street, Manhattan.
   

Mount Sinai Hospital, 1184 5th Avenue and East 101st Street, Manhattan.
   

otsoNY Comments: Many of Hannah's scenes were filmed in Mia Farrow's actual apartment. Allen said that Farrow once had the eerie experience of turning on the TV to a chance broadcast of the movie thus viewing her own apartment on TV while she was sitting in it.

Hannah's Apartment, 135 Central Park West and West 73rd Street, Manhattan.
   

Sheep Meadow, Central Park (btw 66th and 69th Street) Manhattan.
   

West 45th Street and 7th Avenue, Manhattan.
   

Metro Cinema, 2626 Broadway and 99th Street, Manhattan.
   





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