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September (1987)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  18 December 1987 (USA)
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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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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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Woody Allen decided to make the film for two main reasons. One was because he had always wanted to do a "chamber piece", a film with a small cast (there are only six principal characters, and only nine in the entire film) in a single location. The other was for the location itself, Mia Farrow's Connecticut country house, which inspired Allen to write the screenplay with the intention that it would be shot at the house. Unfortunately, by the time Allen finished the screenplay, it was winter and the location was unusable for a movie so firmly planted in September. The entire movie (which takes place in Vermont) was shot on a single soundstage at the Kaufman Astoria Studios in New York. See more »

Goofs

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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Referenced in Scene by Scene: Woody Allen (2000) See more »

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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 as bad as most people pretend
25 May 2003 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

First i must say that i'm an inconditional Woody Allen fan so i can take a lot from him without judgement. I watch September for the first time yesterday and i must say that it was good. I've read many bad comments on that one throughout the years so i was ready for the end of the world! Having read Woody's comment on the film in the DVD booklet i was surprised to find out that Woody had intended September to be a filmed play. So with this in mind i was more opened to the "extremely hermetic" ambiance of the film. Ok,it is emotionly heavy at times in this who-love-who plot but it is rewarded with great performance from Diane Wiest and Mia Farrow. I would recommend this to anyone who want to see another side of Woody with an opened mind. I really enjoyed that one...


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