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September Affair (1950)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 18 October 1950 (USA)
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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David Lawrence
Françoise Rosay ...
Maria Salvatini
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Catherine Lawrence
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David Lawrence Jr
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Johnny Wilson
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Grazzi
Grazia Narciso ...
Bianca
Anna Demetrio ...
Rosita
Lou Steele ...
Vittorio Portini
Frank Yaconelli ...
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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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18 October 1950 (USA)  »

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Det var på Capri  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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In the early 1990s legendary producer Robert Evans was developing a remake of the movie, which was supposed to star Michael Douglas and Julia Roberts. Reportedly, Douglas was very interested in the project and spent a lot of time working on the script with writer David Rayfiel. 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 Great Romantic Pairing
11 July 2002 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

This is one great romantic film. Joan Fontaine and Joseph Cotten who are presumed to be passengers on a ill-fated flight and, though listed as among the dead, are actually alive. They fall in love and spend time together in a villa in Florence. The wonderful "September Song" weaves its magic throughout the film. Joan Fontaine is vivacious, luminous and charming in her role as Manina Stewart and Joseph Cotten is great as David Lawrence. This is one of my all-time favorite films. It is available on video.


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