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"Esquire" re-watches Woody Allen; shines spotlight on pedo moments


BY ABY BAKER/GETTY IMAGES

MICKEY:
Why all of a sudden is the sketch dirty?
ED:
Child molestation is a touchy subject, and the affiliates...
MICKEY:
Read the papers, half the country's doing it!

ED:
Yes, but you name names.


The above is from an early scene in Woody Allen's 1986 film, Hannah and Her Sisters. I've been thinking about it since reading Dylan Farrow's essay in The New York Times, accusing her adoptive father of molesting her when she was a child. The allegations are nothing new. Nobody except Dylan Farrow and Woody Allen knows what happened in that attic, and no one else ever will. But the sheer vividness with which Farrow recounts the experience, as well as the forum in which she does so, is enough to make even the most ardent fan reevaluate an artist's entire body of work, especially one as personal as Allen's.

So what happens when you go looking for evidence of sex crimes in Woody Allen movies? If you look, you find it, again, and again, and again.

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Tags: mia / ronan farrow, woody allen
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