A biography, written in the first person by Woody Allen, was involved in controversy from the beginning, due to the refusal of the North American publishers to edit it, pressured by the accusations of sexual abuse that fall on the director.
In March, the publishing group Hachette, holder of the publishing rights and who had agreed to publish “Apropos of Nothing” in the United States, announced that it would not do so, after protests by officials, due to accusations of sexual abuse against its daughter. Foster, Dylan Farrow, of whom Woody Allen is targeted by her ex-wife Mia Farrow and their son Ronan Farrow.
Arcade Publishing decided to proceed with the publication of the autobiography and released it later that month.
Now, Woody Allen’s autobiography will reach Portugal through the hands of the Almedina group, which, through the Edições 70 seal, plans to put it on sale in bookstores next July.
In 2014, Dylan Farrow, adopted daughter of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow, accused her father of sexually abusing her in 1992, when she was just seven, an accusation she reiterated in 2018, but which Woody Allen has always denied and has never been proven. for the investigations that were made to the case.