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Woody Allen “On the Fence” about another film after Coup De Chance

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58 years after his feature film debut, Woody Allen is “on the fence” about his latest film Coup de chancehis 50th feature film, will be his last theatrical appearance.

The veteran filmmaker gave an interview to AirMail in which he was asked if Coup de chancean erotic thriller filmed in France with French-speaking actors, will be his last film.

Allen said:

“I'm not sure about that. I don't want to have to go out to collect money. I find that annoying,” he says. “But if someone came up and called and said we wanted to support the film, then I would seriously consider it. I probably wouldn’t have the willpower to say no because I have so many ideas.”

Coup de chance was released in the US on Friday by MPI Media Group, the distributor of Allen's last two titles, and is scheduled for release on digital and VOD platforms on April 12.

Despite some positive reviews comparing the film to an earlier one by Allen, Match pointThe delay between the film's production and its release has tested the director's cavalierness about the state of the film industry now compared to earlier chapters in his long career.

He said to AirMail:

“I don’t care whether I’m distributed here or not. Once I've done it, I'll unfollow him. Sales is no longer what it used to be. Now the distribution is in theaters for two weeks… The whole business has changed, and not in an attractive way. The whole romance of filmmaking is gone.”

Allen has weathered a weakening fan base for his films in recent years, not least because of controversy over allegations made by his former partner Mia Farrow, all of which he has long denied. About the prospect of a “cancellation” he said in the same interview:

“Someone asked me about cancel culture, and I said, 'If you're going to be canceled, this is the culture you want to be canceled from.' Because who wants to be part of this culture?”