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Woody Allen (written by)
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Release Date:
18 December 1987 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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"The main emotion of the adult American who has had all the advantages of wealth, education, and culture is disappointment." See more (48 total) »

Cast

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Denholm Elliott ... Howard

Dianne Wiest ... Stephanie

Mia Farrow ... Lane

Elaine Stritch ... Diane

Sam Waterston ... Peter

Jack Warden ... Lloyd
Ira Wheeler ... Mr. Raines
Jane Cecil ... Mrs. Raines

Rosemary Murphy ... Mrs. Mason
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Directed by
Woody Allen 
 
Writing credits
Woody Allen (written by)

Produced by
Robert Greenhut .... producer
Charles H. Joffe .... executive producer
Jack Rollins .... executive producer
Gail Sicilia .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Carlo Di Palma 
 
Film Editing by
Susan E. Morse 
 
Casting by
Juliet Taylor 
 
Production Design by
Santo Loquasto 
 
Art Direction by
Speed Hopkins 
 
Set Decoration by
George DeTitta Jr. 
 
Costume Design by
Jeffrey Kurland 
 
Makeup Department
Fern Buchner .... makeup artist
Romaine Greene .... hair stylist
Lee Halls .... makeup artist
Heike Merker .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Joseph Hartwick .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Debra Kent .... dga trainee
Ken Ornstein .... second assistant director
Thomas A. Reilly .... first assistant director (as Thomas Reilly)
 
Art Department
Matthew Bliss .... assistant art director
Glenn Lloyd .... art department research
James Mazzola .... property master
Arne Olsen .... chief construction grip
Ron Petagna .... construction coordinator
Cosmo Sorice .... stand-by scenic artist
James Sorice .... master scenic artist
Tom Warren .... assistant art director
Dave Weinman .... set dresser
Joseph Alfieri .... carpenter (uncredited)
Frank Didio .... head carpenter (uncredited)
Jean-Michel Folon .... poster designer: France (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Lee Dichter .... sound re-recording mixer
Frank Graziadei .... sound recordist
David Grossack .... assistant sound editor
James Sabat .... production sound mixer
Louis Sabat .... boom operator
Dan Sable .... sound editor
Lynn Sable .... assistant sound editor
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ronald Burke .... dolly grip
Michael Green .... assistant camera
Brian Hamill .... still photographer
Jay Levy .... second assistant camera
Jim Manzione .... best boy
Dick Mingalone .... camera operator
Ray Quinlan .... gaffer
Robert Ward .... key grip (as Bob Ward)
 
Casting Department
Ellen Lewis .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bill Christians .... wardrobe supervisor: men
Patricia Eiben .... wardrobe supervisor: women
Jessica Fasman .... assistant costume designer
Judianna Makovsky .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Janice Keuhnelian .... assistant film editor
Jon Neuburger .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Roy B. Yokelson .... music recording engineer
 
Transportation Department
Harold 'Whitey' McEvoy .... transportation captain
Patrick Hogan .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Kay Chapin .... script supervisor
James A. Davis .... production assistant (as James Davis)
Barbara Heller .... production assistant
Peter Lombardi .... production auditor
John A. Machione .... assistant production auditor (as John Machione)
Brian Mannain .... production assistant
Jane Read Martin .... assistant: Mr. Allen
Douglas S. Ornstein .... production assistant (as Doug Ornstein)
Helen Robin .... production coordinator
Tracy Robin .... production assistant
Carl Turnquest Jr. .... projectionist
Gilbert S. Williams .... production assistant
Scott Schaffer .... craft service (uncredited)
 
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82 min
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Trivia:
The production shoot on this movie was troubled, complicated and went over schedule.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Peter's tie when talking to Lloyd.See more »
Quotes:
Diane:Oh God have you got my make-up kit? It's got my diaphram in it... isn't it silly? I still travel with it. It's my lucky charm, maybe I should donate it to the antique fair.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012)See more »
Soundtrack:
MoonglowSee more »

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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
"The main emotion of the adult American who has had all the advantages of wealth, education, and culture is disappointment.", 23 June 2006
Author: Galina from Virginia, USA

Made by Woody Allen in his serious mode, the drama "September" is not as impressive and fine as "Another Woman" but it is still an interesting movie. Chekhov said once about the characters in his plays, "People sit at the table, drink tea, talk politics, and at the same time their hearts get broken". In this regard, Allen's "September' is a very Chekhovian movie ("Uncle Vanya" comes to mind first). The film takes place inside a country house in Vermont where several characters, friends and relatives of Lane (Mia Farrow), a fragile and troubled young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown, get together for a rainy weekend in the end of the Summer. The weekend will be filled with the drinks, conversations, tender and delicate music. Six characters will fell in and out of love; the friendships will be betrayed, the hearts will be broken, a hidden family secret will come out. Along with the characters, we will reflect on love, mother-daughter complicated relationship, family secrets, aging, loneliness, longing, emotional crises, and self doubt as six cultured and intelligent individuals will try to find the meaning and the purpose in their lives. The film brings to mind John Cheever's observation: "The main emotion of the adult American who has had all the advantages of wealth, education, and culture is disappointment." There are a lot of disappointments, regrets and unhappiness in the characters of "September" but the weekend will be over, the rain will stop. There will be the possibility of hope in the future. The sun always comes after the rain.

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Good movie, but... AlexItaly86
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Anyone else want to... shannongr
THIS is the type of film he should be making now connorratliff
based on Chekov's The Seagull? mittenkg
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