American actress Mira Sorvino has promised that she will not go back to work with Woody Allen in an open letter to foster daughter of director and Mia Farrow, Dylan Farrow, who in 2014 revealed that her far sexually abused her as a child. In his message, protagonist of powerful Aphrodite, directed by Allen, has moved his support to filmmaker's daughter and has assured him to create his version: "I send you my love and admiration for your courage."More information
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Sorvino, who won Oscar for best actress for role of Linda Ash in film of New York filmmaker, has begun letter published in Huffington Post saying that when he worked with Allen "was a young and naïve actress." At that time, he claims that he "swallowed" media version and believed that accusations against his far were product of a "twisted battle between Mia Farrow and him [Woody Allen] for custody [of his children]." "This is why I also owe Mia an apology," he says in letter.
The actress notes in letter that since teenager felt a great admiration for Allen: "It is difficult to denounce your heroes, your benefactors, whom you admire and who you feel in debt for existence of your career." Sorvino continues to say that Linda Ash's role in filmmaker's film was "The role of her dreams." "At no time [Allen] went with me," interpreter clarified. "But that's not an excuse to have turned your back on your story simply because I wanted it to be not true," he added.
Sorvino, who is one of artists who has accused producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse, says in letter that in December he met Dylan's bror, journalist Ronan Farrow, who uncovered in a report for New York Times abuses of producer. When y met, Ronan gave details about Allen's abuses, which had already been reported by Mia Farrow in 1992, but filmmaker denied at all times and for those who were never convicted. The explanations of Ronan, only biological son of couple, made him believe "strongly" in Dylan's version. "You've been telling truth all this time," he's settled.
"I'm sorry, Dylan! I can't even imagine how you felt all se years while seeing how everyone — including myself and countless Hollywood personalities — praised again and again who you had accused of hurting you as a child, "Sorvino continues in missive. "Even if you love someone, if you find out y may have committed se despicable acts, y must be exposed and condemned, and this exposure must have consequences. I will never work with him again, " interpreter has concluded.