May 2017: 10 new movie releases you need to know about

So many films, so little time. CineCola highlights a number of UK (and, possibly, Ireland) theatrical releases for the month of May.

Manhattan

5 – MANHATTAN (Woody Allen, USA [1979])
Release date: May 12 (limited, 25+)

Manhattan was once tagged as “Woody Allen’s New Comedy Hit.” It is now regarded as one of the director’s masterworks. This 96-minute work landmark of American film history also stars Allen alongside Diane Keaton and was shot in gorgeous monochromatic film by famed cinematographer Gordon Willis. Manhattan did not win any Oscars but was awarded Best Film at the BAFTAs. The film has been restored to digital 4K and will be re-released in selected cinemas of the UK.

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