The story of Woody Allen’s notorious relationship with Mia Farrow and her family is explored in a four-part documentary for HBO.
The WarnerMedia cable network ordered Allen vs. Farrow by Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering and Amy Herdy, the team behind the HBO Max documentary On the disc, which examines the sexual assault allegations against hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons.
The series will explore the scandals behind the relationship, including the sexual abuse charge against Woody Allen involving Dylan, his then-seven-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow; their subsequent custody trial, revealing Allen’s relationship with Farrow’s daughter, Soon-Yi; and the controversial consequences of the years that followed.
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It will be released on Sunday February 21, and you can watch a trailer below.
It will interweave new investigative work, pieced together from intimate home film footage, court documents, police evidence, revealing videotapes and never-before-heard audio tapes, with exclusive and in-depth interviews on the subject with Mia Farrow, Dylan Farrow, Ronan. Farrow, family friend Carly Simon, prosecutor Frank Maco, relatives, investigators, experts and other first-hand eyewitnesses – many of whom are speaking publicly about the events for the first time. It will also include prominent cultural voices exploring all of Allen’s work in a larger context and reflecting on how public disclosures about artists’ personal lives can lead to re-evaluations of their work.
It is produced by Impact Partners, Chicago Media Project and Jane Doe Films Production for HBO Documentary Films. Dick and Ziering direct, Herdy and Jamie Rogers produce. It is produced by Dick, Ziering, Dan Cogan, Tara Lynda Guber, Artemis Rising Foundation, Maiken Baird, Ian Darling, Steve Cohen & Paula Froehle, The Lozen Foundation, Debbie L. McLeod, Jenny Raskin and Geralyn White Dreyfous.
Under the direction of Mikaela Shwer and Parker Laramie with music by Michael Abels, Sara Rodriguez is a producer for HBO and Lisa Heller and Nancy Abraham produce for the premium cable network.