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September (1987)

PG | | Drama | 18 December 1987 (USA)
At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.

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Lane
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Diane
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Lloyd
Ira Wheeler ...
Mr. Raines
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Mrs. Raines
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Mrs. Mason
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Everyone is gathering at Lane's place for the weekend, and everyone's in love. Unfortunately, each beloved loves somebody else, and no one seems to realize it. Written by Cleo <frede005@maroon.tc.umn.edu>

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$486,434 (USA)
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Trivia

Rosemary Murphy (Mrs. Mason) and Elaine Stritch (Diane) died only twelve days apart: Murphy on July 5, 2014 and Stritch on July 17, 2014. See more »

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Peter's tie when talking to Lloyd. See more »

Quotes

Stephanie: Stand up.
Lane: I want to kill myself.
Stephanie: Don't say that.
Lane: I have no reason to get up tomorrow.
Stephanie: Well then, you're just going to have to make up a reason.
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Featured in Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)
Written by Al Neiburg, Doc Dougherty and Ellis Reynolds
Performed by Bernie Leighton
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Not Allen's best, but not his worst either
1 October 2001 | by (Haddonfield, NJ) – See all my reviews

Let's face it: It's hard to be entertained by a story where everybody's in love with someone who's in love with someone else. Chekhov can make it compelling (watch "Vanya on 42nd Street" for recent proof of this), but Allen obviously had other things in mind with this film. I guess it was his antidote to "Hannah and Her Sisters," where similar love triangles (and other polygons) played out, but the end result was much happier. Allen usually doesn't like to give us such neat endings, so a year later we get "September," in which little is resolved and most of the characters end up back where they started. It's a fascinating film in its own way, but it doesn't bear repeated viewings.


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