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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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Lane
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Lloyd
Ira Wheeler ...
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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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18 December 1987 (USA)  »

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Setembro  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$486,434 (USA)
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For the re-shot second version, Elaine Stritch, Denholm Elliott and'Sam Waterston' replaced Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Durning and Sam Shepard respectively. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Diane: Jesus! Look at my hands. Now really, I am too young for liver spots. Maybe I can merge them into a tan.
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Referenced in Wild Man Blues (1997) See more »

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My Ideal
By Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting & Newell Chase
Performed by Art Tatum, Ben Webster, George 'Red' Callender (as Red Callender) & Bill Douglass
Courtesy of Pablo Records
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Hypnotic
20 August 2003 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Wasn't in the mood to watch a film last night, but couldnt remember seeing Denholm Elliot in a Woody Allen movie before, so realised this was one I hadnt seen before.

Can't say as I was 'entertained' - but I was gripped and rooted to the sofa for the duration, which could say something about my sofa of course, but was really down to this film. The dialogue and acting were both utterly convincing - and there were many moments of intense honesty. Just for once, relationships don't resolve, nor are we rescued from darkness by gratuitous humour. It's a stark, depressing beautifully acted piece of claustrophobic drama. More your Webern 'five pieces', rather than your Strauss, 'Der RosenKavalier'.

If nothing else - it's nice to be reminded that not all scripts are written by a gang of 12 year olds....


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