Through their view of the city on the Hudson, the big names of the American author's movie have shaped the picture of New York that generations of viewers worldwide hold stored in their memories. Their stories, however, have also become a true school of urban sensibility. In their films, the anonymity of the big city is not a threat but a promise of good fortune – the prospect of random encounters, the possibility of alternative life-paths.
New York Stories
Directors: Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola & Martin Scorsese, USA 1989, 124 min, Germansubtitles
In this episodic film the dream team of Allen, Coppola and Scorsese tell stories about life in the metropolis on the Hudson and show the city from its most radiant side.