Allen says New York too expensive to shoot films

French President Nicolas Sarkozy's wife Carla Bruni Sarkozy, right, is pictured with U.S director Woody Allen, left, and U.S actor Owen Wilson, center, during the filming of "Midnight in Paris", directed by Woody Allen, in Paris, Wednesday, July 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

August 24, 2010 8:18:07 AM PDT
Woody Allen says he began shooting movies in European cities because he couldn't afford to do so in New York.