Jasmine is an elegant New York socialite. Her life takes a dramatic turn after unexpected events lead her to separate from her husband, rich businessman Hal. In an existential crisis, she opts to move in with her sister, Ginger, who lives in a modest San Francisco apartment. Living in a new city and away from her universe, Jasmine will have to restructure her whole life. The film marks director Woody Allen and actress Cate Blanchett’s first teaming. Since its american premiere in July, it is being hailed as one of the filmmaker’s greatest achievements.
Born in 1935, in New York. Comedian, writer and actor. In 1977, he directed Annie Hall, winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Director. A prolific filmmaker, he makes about one movie a year since the 1970s. With The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), he won the critic’s Award at Cannes. He won two more Oscars: best screenplay for Hannah and her Sisters (1986) and Midnight in Paris (2011), and has been nominated another 19 times.