Analysis Of The Movie ' The Cheeks Were Red '

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Long before Woody Allen’s jasmine was blue, his cheeks were red over an allegation about a midnight not in Paris, but in his attic. He was called an irrational man within the halls of his own home in Manhattan, putting Allen in a new kind of spotlight. After ending his twelve-year relationship with Mia Farrow, accusations arose claiming that Mr. Allen had molested the couples adopted daughter Dylan when she was seven. However, despite the precarious circumstances in which the allegations arose, both sides continue to maintain their respective arguments. Mr. Allen objects to said accusations, claiming he is innocent. Mia, on the opposing side, is in defense of Dylan (now thirty) who did not speak on the issue publicly until February of 2014…show more content…
Even though the accusation were ludicrous in nature Mia pushed and charges were being sought for Woody Allen. A progression of police investigations followed, in which the Connecticut Police enlisted the help of the Child Sexual Abuse Clinic of the Yale-New Haven Hospital. After evaluating all parties involved they summed up their conclusions by making a public statement that follows thus; “It is our expert opinion that Dylan was not sexually abused by Mr. Allen. Further, we believe that Dylan’s statements on videotape and her statements to us during our evaluation do not refer to actual events that occurred to her on August 4th, 1992-” (Allen). Due to these finding Mr. Allen was not charged with any crimes, but found the judge irresponsible for his verdict of “we will probably never know what occurred” (Allen). As a result of the scandal, Mr. Allen lost custody of his children. Twenty years after the accusations, Dylan Farrow makes her first public comment on the incident in an open letter published in The New York Times. In the letter she states her firm belief that Mr. Allen is guilty, in addition she shames many celebrities by name for continuing to work with Woody Allen. In response to this letter; Woody Allen published his own open letter in The New York Times. He
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