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Woody Allen says he won’t retire ‘no matter what happens in my family or with politics’

Woody Allen stated in a latest interview that he has no plans to retire from filmmaking no matter any injury to his fame or politics.

The 83-year-old filmmaker spoke at a convention in San Sebastian, Spain the place he filmed his newest film, “Rivkin’s Festival.” Talking of his lengthy and storied profession, which has been marred in latest months by allegations of sexual assault made towards him by his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, Allen stated he has no plans to retire from present enterprise.

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“I have never thought of retiring,” he stated, in response to native media (by way of Deadline). “Since I started, I’ve always tried to focus on my work, no matter what happens in my family or with politics. I don’t think about social movements, for example. My cinema is about human relationships, about people. And I try to have humor in them. If I were to die, I would probably die on a film set, which may well happen.”

Director Woody Allen poses during a photocall for the film "Cafe Society" out of competition, before the opening of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 11, 2016.

Director Woody Allen poses throughout a photocall for the movie “Cafe Society” out of competitors, earlier than the opening of the 69th Cannes Movie Pageant in Cannes, France, May 11, 2016.
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Allen’s newest movie stars Spanish actors Elena Anaya and Sergi Lopez alongside Gina Gershon, Wallace Shawn, Christoph Waltz and Louis Garrel. Following information of Farrow’s allegations towards him in addition to feedback he made concerning the #MeToo motion, a number of of the celebs which have labored with the director have publicly distanced themselves from him akin to Timothy Chalamet, Rebecca Corridor, Greta Gerwig and Colin Firth.

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Nevertheless, Deadline studies that Gerson and Anaya addressed the allegations publicly.

“I believe in justice. And as an actress, I’m responsible for my career and I’ve opted to work with Woody Allen because this is a wonderful script and it’s a dream character so I’m delighted to be here,” Anaya stated.

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“Living in the United States now is crazy. There’s a lot of rivalry, a lot of hatred, it’s wild times. One has to make sense of all those situations. I am very aware of the subject of women’s rights, but I am also delighted to be in a Woody Allen project,” Gershon continued. “I think the Me Too movement has promoted very good things, but it’s also really important that people take a look at every situation individually and really make up their own minds about them.”

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