Café Society Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 2273

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 14

Theatrical Release Date: 07/15/2016

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/18/2016

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Drama

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Woody Allen

Actors: Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively, Jesse Eisenberg, Anna Camp, Corey Stoll, Steve Carell

Plot: Set in 1930s-era Hollywood, a young man arrives looking to make a name for himself in the film industry, gets caught up in love and in the Café Society that set the tone for this era. -- Chris Kavan

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3/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/21/2019

As slight as it is, "Café Society" is equally as charming.

Rating of
3/4

Indyfreak - wrote on 11/14/2016

A briskly paced romance film with a good cast and a stylish recreation of the 1930s.

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3/4

Allen-isms Abound in Enjoyable Nostalgic Fluff

Snoogans - wrote on 08/22/2016

'Cafe Society' is Woody Allen's latest (almost yearly) output. His usual sensibilities we've grown accustom to are all present: romantic comedy, nostalgic framework, Manhattan ogling, and Jewish jokes abound. His form of lenient repetition of themes never tires on me. It's surprising that his latest effort relies so heavily on his older cornerstones, given that his last few were more dramatic character studies, but yet I enjoyed those familiar aspects more so here than in other recent works. The main reason being tied to the enjoyably varied characters and their genuine relationships. The story covers a slice of highlife unfolding in a specific period, unfolding in Los Angeles and Manhattan. Distance and connect are felt between the two locations through the main character's …

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verlorenes Paradies

cinegeek.de - wrote on 08/18/2016

Deckungsgleich in seinen Filmen und Interviews offenbart Woody Allen die Sicht eines Zynikers (er würde korrigieren: Die eines Realisten) auf den Menschen an sich in einem gott- und bedeutungslosen Universum. Nur einen Aspekt scheint er am Sein zu schätzen: Die Vergangenheit. Vermutlich ist das der Grund, weshalb besonders sein Spätwerk im Präteritum spielt. Cafe Society ist nun eines der verführerischsten Werke seines kontinierlich ablaufenden Spätwerks. Die Eröffnungsszene bestimmt den Tonfall: Ein blauer Swimming Pool mit vornehm gekleideten Menschen darum herum. Trotz Allens bekannter Antipathie gegen Los Angeles, hat der Maestro hinter der Kamera, Vittorio Storaro, seine ganz eigene Vision, wie es damals war, im Hollywood der 30er Jahre. Im Voiceover führt Allen uns selbst …

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