Woody Allen’s career “unaffected “by Soon-Yi/Mia Farrow episode

By Orla Barry

Filmmaker Woody Allen kept working  and paid no attention to the media coverageabout his affair, according to Director Robert B Weide.

Weide who directed the only authorised documentary about Woody Allen says the affair and subsequent publicity had no impact on Allen’s career.

Speaking to Orla Barry on The Green Room, Weide, also an award winning filmmaker  and executive producer of Curb Your Enthusiasm said Allen was writing  Bullets over Broadway at the time.

“ As much Tabloid exposure as it got and in the States it was on the news every night and got very ugly, the bottom line is it had no impact on his career at all..he just kept working through it all”.

Weide who was permitted unprecedented access to the set during the filming of You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger said Woody Allen was very calm on set, knowing exactly what he wants from his actors.

Woody Allen, A Documentary is being screened in Irish cinemas now.

To hear the full interview with Orla listen here:

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