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Woody on Café Society

Amazon Studios – the film production and distribution division of the digital retail behemoth is a big player in Cannes this year. There are five Amazon films here this year: Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon, The Handmaiden by Park Chan-Wook, two films by Jim Jarmush: Paterson and the Stooges documentary Gimme Danger plus, of course the opening film, Woody Allen’s Café Society. Amazon also commissioned an original series from Allenhis first foray into episodic fiction. The series, which is still untitled, is currently in production. Last month HFPA journalists visited the New York set to observe Allen at work.