Alice (1990)

Alice (1990)

Alice (1990)

Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated Woody Allen comedy with Mia Farrow as a spoiled housewife re-evaluating her life after visiting a Chinatown healer. Co-stars William Hurt.

Alice Tate (Farrow), mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player, Joe (Joe Mantegna). Stricken with a backache, she consults Dr. Yang (Keye Luke), an oriental herbalist who realises that her problems are not related to her back, but in her mind and heart. Dr. Yang's magical herbs give Alice wondrous powers, taking her out of well-established rut.

1990Rating: PG, Adult Concepts102 minsUSA
ComedyFantasyRomance

Alice (1990) / Reviews

Time Out

Time Out

A scattering of fine one-liners , but one can't help wishing that Allen would investigate pastures new.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Farrow peers through the looking glass sparkly in lovely Alice, a downright adorable collaboration with the mellowed father-of-her-child.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Continues Allen's endless, banal quest for the Big Answers.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

"Alice" calls for celebration.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Alice may be a minor work in the Allen canon, but when its grace notes manage to be heard above the whimsy, they ring true.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

...if it's piffle, it's charming piffle.

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