In the movie Wonder Wheel, on Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator and his beleaguered wife.
The picture is directed by Woody Allen and Oscar winner Kate Winslet stars.
Wonder Wheel is the first film that Woody Allen and Amazon Studios have partnered on.
Sony Classics and Miramax exclusively released Woody Allen’s films for decades.
The movie Wonder Wheel had its world premiere at the esteemed 2017 New York Film Festival.
This is Woody Allen’s 48th big screen endeavor. Woody Allen’s Annie Hall is the only picture he has directed that has won the Best Picture Oscar. Annie Hall was released in 1977. He also won the Best Director Oscar for Annie Hall, and has been nominated for the Best Director Oscar six additional times. Woody Allen has never appeared in person at an Oscars ceremony.
Woody Allen has been nominated for the Best Director Oscar seven times. He one once for the 1977 movie Annie Hall.