A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy (1982)


Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5

USA, 1982.  , .  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by .  Produced by .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .

Inspired by Bergman’s Smiles Of A Summer Night, Woody Allen‘s comedy takes place at a beautiful country cottage at the turn of the century. Inventor Allen and wife Mary Steenburgen invite a group of guests to their cottage for a weekend, and over the course of that time the various characters have entanglements and interactions that are both sweet and hilarious.  plays a sex-obsessed doctor who can’t keep his hands off his beautiful nurse (), while Jose Ferrer is terrific as a famous philosopher who arrives with his beautiful fiance (, in her first film with the filmmaker), with whom Allen becomes smitten.


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