CANNES Q&A: Woody Allen: I Rewrote 'Midnight' in Paris for Owen Wilson

10:54 AM PST 05/10/2011 by Gregg Kilday
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The "Midnight in Paris" director tells THR how he changed the film's script for Owen Wilson and why Cannes is "always an unreal experience."

Vital Stats
Film: Midnight in Paris, opening night
Nationality: American
Born: December 1, 1935
Selected filmography: Take the Money and Run (1969); Annie Hall (1977); Manhattan (1979); Hannah and Her Sisters (1986); Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989); Hollywood Ending (2002); Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008); You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010).

Notable awards: Academy Award, best original screenplay, best director, Annie Hall (1978), best original screenplay, Hannah and Her Sisters (1987); Directors Guild of America Award, motion picture director, Annie Hall (1978), Lifetime Achievement Award (1996); FIPRESCI Prize, Festival de Cannes, The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985); Film Independent Spirit Award, best screenplay, Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2009); Career Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival (1995).
 

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