Hannah and Her Sisters script
Synopsis: Three successive family Thanksgiving dinners mark time for Hannah (Mia Farrow), her younger sisters Lee (Barbara Hershey) and Holly (Dianne Wiest) and the men in their lives. Lee is having an affair with Hannah's husband, Elliot (Michael Caine), and trying to end her Svengali-like romance with artist Frederick (Max von Sydow). Holly is frustrated by her lack of career fulfillment and her increasing dependence on Hannah's largesse, while being courted by the hypochondriac Mickey (Woody Allen).


(walking offscreen)

She has all the cooking talent.


(walking offscreen swallowing)

No, she doesn't, either. You've

got tons as well.



Ohhh, but I've eaten five of these.

Holly, standing in the hallway onscreen, swallows loudly.



overlapping Holly)

Holly, why don't you open your own



(turning to the

offscreen Elliot and

Hannah, trying to swallow)

Mmm, we practically are. Well...

(holding her hand to

her mouth)

not a restaurant, but...


April and I are going to do some




What? You're kidding!



No, no, we decided!

Holly takes a sip of her drink as Hannah and Elliot walk

over to her.




(nodding and swallowing)

Mmm...I mean, we love to cook for

our friends, so


we thought until an acting job

comes through, we could just make

some extra money, you know, doing a

few private parties.



Great idea.

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