Woody Allen allegations explored in explosive HBO documentary

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Woody Allen allegations explored in explosive HBO documentary

New four-part HBO documentary, Allen v Farrow, looks at 1992 allegations involving Dylan, the Hollywood director's seven-year-old adopted daughter with his then partner Mia Farrow

Francine Wolfisz is the Features Editor for Jewish News.

Decades of child sexual abuse allegations against Woody Allen will be explored in a new four-part HBO documentary, Allen v Farrow.

In 1992, the famed Hollywood director faced an allegation of sexual abuse involving Dylan, his seven-year-old adopted daughter with his then partner Mia Farrow.

The docuseries follows what happened in the aftermath of the allegation, the subsequent custody trial, Allen’s marriage to Farrow’s daughter, Soon-Yi Previn, and the lasting impact on the family. 

Allen v Farrow, from award-winning investigative film-makers Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering and Amy Herdy, features home movies, court records, police evidence and never-before-heard audio tapes, as well as exclusive interviews with Dylan, Farrow and her son Ronan. 

The documentary airs on 21 February on HBO, with a UK air date yet to be confirmed.


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