“Cafe Society” is a 2016 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The movie is set in the 1930s and follows a young man named Bobby (played by Jesse Eisenberg) who moves from New York to Hollywood to work for his uncle Phil (played by Steve Carell), a powerful talent agent. While in Hollywood, Bobby falls in love with his uncle’s secretary, Vonnie (played by Kristen Stewart), who is already in a relationship with someone else.
The film explores themes of love, infatuation, and ambition, as Bobby navigates his way through the glamorous and often cutthroat world of Hollywood, while trying to win Vonnie’s heart. The movie also features strong supporting performances from Blake Lively, Corey Stoll, and Parker Posey.
“Cafe Society” received generally positive reviews from critics, with many praising the film’s nostalgic setting and the performances of its cast. The movie was also nominated for a number of awards, including a Golden Globe for Best Actor for Jesse Eisenberg.
Original name: Café Society
Duration: 96 min.