Filmmaker Woody Allen criticized a call for Hollywood figures to weigh current and past anti-Semitism in France before attending the Cannes Film Festival. “I think any boycott is wrong,” Allen, who was slated to open the festival Wednesday, said in a radio interview. “Boycotts were exactly what the Germans were doing against the Jews.”
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