‘Allen v. Farrow’ digs into Woody Allen intercourse abuse allegations

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Simply days forward of its Feb. 21 premiere, HBO has launched a new trailer for “Allen v. Farrow,” a documentary sequence that delves into accusations of pedophilia and sexual assault towards famend writer-actor-director Woody Allen.

The four-part sequence charts the heyday of Allen’s partnership with actress Mia Farrow, the mom of three of his kids. Then the story unravels, with a deal with allegations that he sexually abused Farrow’s adopted daughter Dylan.

The trailer — which guarantees a deep dive into courtroom paperwork, audiotapes and pictures of the kid describing the abuse — additionally consists of an interview with the actress.

“I used to be over-the-moon blissful,” Mia Farrow says, trying again on her early years with Allen. “However that’s the nice remorse of my life. I want I’d by no means met him.”

She then recounts discovering a “stack of Polaroid footage” of her adopted daughter Quickly-Yi Previn, whom Allen subsequently married.

“I bear in mind struggling to breathe,” she provides.

For years, Dylan Farrow has maintained that Allen groomed and abused her when she was 7 years outdated.

“I advised the reality to the authorities then, and I’ve been telling it, unaltered, for greater than 20 years,” she wrote in a 2017 op-ed for The Instances.

“Allen’s sample of inappropriate habits — placing his thumb in my mouth, climbing into mattress with me in his underwear, fixed grooming and touching — was witnessed by family and friends members,” she added.

“Many publications refuse to run broadsides towards me and my household, whereas others fortunately repeat the distortions. They repeat that my allegations had been made throughout a custody dispute, which isn’t true. In truth, Allen sued for custody of me and Ronan [Farrow, her brother,] solely after the investigation into baby abuse started.”

Allen has repeatedly denied the allegations. Nonetheless, within the wake of the #MeToo motion, he’s misplaced a e book deal and have become embroiled in a authorized spat with Amazon, which Allen accused of wrongfully ending manufacturing and distribution offers for his movies and sued for $68 million in damages.

The sequence “Allen v. Farrow” is directed by Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, the filmmakers behind the campus rape documentary “The Searching Floor” and “On the Document,” which examines accusations of sexual abuse towards leisure entrepreneur Russell Simmons.

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