A documentary collection inspecting Woody Allen and Mia Farrow’s doomed relationship and its fallout, together with allegations that he sexually abused a daughter, will air on HBO.
Allen v. Farrow will embody the “charmed courtship” of filmmaker Allen and actor Farrow; daughter Dylan Farrow’s allegations of abuse as a toddler, and Allen’s relationship with Mia Farrow’s grownup daughter, Quickly-Yi Previn, who turned his spouse, HBO mentioned Friday.
The documentary will discover the “personal story” by means of interviews with Mia, Dylan and Ronan Farrow and investigators, and an examination of court docket paperwork and beforehand unreleased materials, the channel mentioned. Movie specialists will focus on Allen’s work and its re-evaluation in gentle of his private life.
A consultant for Allen didn’t instantly reply Friday to a request for remark from the filmmaker. Allen and Previn didn’t take part within the documentary, nor did Moses Farrow, the son of Allen and Mia Farrow.
Allen has lengthy denied sexually abusing Dylan. In a 2020 memoir, he mentioned he “by no means did something to her that may very well be even misconstrued as abusing her; it was a complete fabrication from begin to end.”
Two separate investigations had been carried out within the 1990s and Allen wasn’t charged. Dylan Farrow has maintained that she was abused and her allegations have been embraced within the #MeToo period.
Allen v. Farrow, from filmmakers Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering and Amy Herdy, will debut Feb. 21 on HBO, with episodes airing weekly.
Dick and Ziering additionally made the 2020 documentary On the Document, which detailed allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse towards Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons. He has denied the claims.