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September Dawn (2007)

R  |   |  Drama, History, Western  |  24 August 2007 (USA)
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A love story set during a tense encounter between a wagon train of settlers and a renegade Mormon group.

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A story set against the Mountain Meadows Massacre, the film is based upon the tragedy which occurred in Utah in 1857. A group of settlers, traveling on wagons, was murdered by the native Mormons. All together, about 140 souls of men, women and children, were taken. Amidst this, two young lovers-to-be, one a Mormon and the other one of the doomed settlers from Arkansas, develop a relationship in an atmosphere of suspicion and rancor. Written by Ploy P.

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The untold story of an American tragedy.

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Drama | History | Western

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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Crime ao Amanhecer  »

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Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$635,000 (USA) (24 August 2007)

Gross:

$1,066,555 (USA) (7 September 2007)
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All of the people in the wagon train were from Arkansas. If there were any Missourians in this train, they were not known to share the Arkansans' fate. See more »

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Brigham Young was born in rural Vermont, but in the film he is played by a British actor with a prominent and proper British accent. See more »

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Love Will Still Be There
Performed by Lee Ann Womack
Arranged and Produced by Steve Dorff
Written by Steve Dorff, Eric Kaz, Roger Cain
(p) 2007 MCA Nashville
Courtesy of MCA Nashville
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Getting your whole community to uniformly bash a movie is as good as telling people to watch it.
20 December 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was about to disregard this movie and thought that maybe I'd check out what people have written about it on IMDb. Frankly, to any one that is not Mormon, the thorough and complete disgust I see on this site from people who are very obviously from the Mormon community doesn't dissuade me from watching this movie, it actually encourages me. When people take so much effort to convince you not to watch something, I for one, think it's probably worth watching. I have watched it now and I must say, it wasn't the awful movie we are made to believe it was by the people posting on this site. To the contrary, I found it a very powerful and compelling movie and I'm glad to have watched it. I will certainly do some historical research to see where the alleged biases come in, but I have a feeling the movie will certainly not be quite the fiction that some of the posters have made it out to be.

My actual rating would have been a 6 or a 7 at best, but since there are people (I would assume those in the Mormon community) trying to bring the rating down simply because it shows a group of their people in an unfavourable light, I gave it a 10 to balance it out.


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