Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they will again release Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine on 300 screens nationwide this weekend. A definite Oscar hopeful, the film has garnered significant acclaim for the Cate Blanchett’s leading performance as Jasmine, an elegant New York socialite who moves into her sister?s apartment in San Francisco after everything in her life falls to pieces.
Among other accolades, Blue Jasmine has received Independent Spirit Award nominations including Best Actress, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Sally Hawkins.
Blue Jasmine marks Allen?s sixth film with Sony Pictures Classics. The others include Sweet and Lowdown, Whatever Works, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Midnight in Paris and To Rome with Love.