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September Affair (1950)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  18 October 1950 (USA)
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An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. ... See full summary »

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An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives. Unfortunately, this artificial arrangement leads to greater and greater stress. Eventually the situation collapses when they come to pursue their original, individual interests without choosing a common path. Written by Mark Carroll

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Det var på Capri  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on Janaury 26, 1953 with Joseph Cotten and Joan Fontaine reprising their film roles. See more »

Goofs

When they are touring the ruins of Pompeii, David remarks about the beautiful sunset. But it is obvious from the way the shadows lie, that the sun is still high in the sky. See more »

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Referenced in After Life (1998) See more »

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Prelude No. 13
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Music by Frédéric Chopin
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A Wonderful Romantic Film
26 May 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is one of my very favourite films. It is about two people who are approaching early middle age having a chance at real unconditional love

  • and taking that chance. The casting is so wonderful and the setting


is just beautiful. Although, it is an American film it has the ambiance of the post war realism of a an Italian film (Never Take No For An Answer also has this realism). The film is romantic and yet it is unsentimental. Both Joseph Cotton and Joan Fontaine are so very convincing as the lovers. On visits to Italy my wife and I have visited most of the films location. When there I just cant stop myself from singing September Song.


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