American Masters to air film on Nov. 20, 21
Submarine has made multiple sales for Robert B. Weide’s ”Woody Allen: A Documentary” with US DVD and digital rights to New Video, Canadian rights to Films We Like and worldwide airline rights to Jaguar Distribution.
American Masters and PBS TV will air the film in two parts on Nov. 20 and 21.
Submarine and HanWay Films made the announcement Wednesday on the first day of the American Film Market, where HanWay is selling the film to international buyers.
Weide’s project covers Allen’s life and creative process, from his childhood and early career through to ”Midnight in Paris” with a compendium of clips from his 42 movies. Weide shot footage at the London set of his film ”You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger,” Allen’s home, the Cannes Film Festival and his childhood haunts in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.
Interviews include stars who have appeared in the films including Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Penelope Cruz, John Cusack, Larry David, Mariel Hemingway, Scarlett Johansson, Julie Kavner, Diane Keaton, Martin Landau, Louise Lasser, Sean Penn, Tony Roberts, Chris Rock, Miro Sorvino, Naomi Watts, Dianne Wiest, and Owen Wilson
Pic is from Whyaduck, Rat Entertainment, Mike’s Movies and Insurgent Media Production in association with American Masters. Weide produced and directed; exec producers include Michael Peyser, Brett Ratner, Fisher Stevens, Andrew Karsch and Erik Gordon and Susan Lacy for American Masters.