Woody Allen has rebutted renewed allegations, within the HBO documentary Allen v Farrow, that he sexually assaulted his daughter Dylan in 1992, calling the collection “a hatchet job riddled with falsehoods”.
In a press release to the Hollywood Reporter, Allen and his spouse, Quickly-Yi Previn, mentioned that film-makers Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick had “spent years surreptitiously collaborating with the Farrows and their enablers to place collectively a hatchet job riddled with falsehoods”.
They added: “As has been recognized for many years, these allegations are categorically false. A number of businesses investigated them on the time and located that, no matter Dylan Farrow might have been led to imagine, completely no abuse had ever taken place.”
In a TV interview in 2018, Dylan Farrow denied she had been “brainwashed” or “coached” into making allegations towards Allen.
Allen v Farrow, which aired its first of 4 episodes on Sunday on HBO within the US, is described by Ziering and Dick as an investigation into the allegations, which emerged throughout the custody battle after Allen’s separation from Mia Farrow in 1992. Ziering additionally denied their movie was “a collaboration … with [Dylan Farrow] or the household”.
There was no response so removed from the Farrows relating to the claims made by Allen and Previn approximately the documentary.
Woody Allen has constantly denied any allegations of sexual abuse towards Dylan Farrow, which had been investigated in 1992-93 by Connecticut state police, the Little one Sexual Abuse Clinic of Yale New Haven Hospital, and the New York Division of Social Companies; none concluded that sexual assault had taken place.
Mia Farrow and her son Ronan seem in HBO documentary Allen v Farrow, whereas Allen and Previn declined to take part. The assertion says Allen and Previn “had been approached lower than two months in the past and given solely a matter of days ‘to reply’. After all, they declined to take action.” Dylan’s brother Moses, who has defended Allen from the allegations, additionally reportedly declined to seem within the movie.
Ziering and Dick have beforehand labored collectively on a string of hard-hitting documentaries approximately sexual abuse, together with the Oscar-nominated The Invisible Conflict, which targeted on rape within the US navy and The Searching Floor, approximately intercourse assaults on college campuses.