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The September Issue (2009)

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A documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour's preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue.

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The September 2007 issue of Vogue magazine weighed nearly five pounds, and was the single largest issue of a magazine ever published. With unprecedented access, this film tells the story of legendary Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour and her larger-than-life team of editors creating the issue and ruling the world of fashion. Written by Anonymous

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fashion | month in title

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Fashion is a religion. This is the bible.

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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20 August 2009 (Australia)  »

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Untitled Anna Wintour Documentary  »

Box Office

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$220,416 (USA) (28 August 2009)

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$3,820,700 (USA) (12 February 2010)
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Sally Singer: [Speaking about Grace Coddington] Grace is without question, the greatest living stylist. There's no one better than Grace. There's no one who can make any photographer take more beautiful, more interesting, more romantic, more just stunningly realized pictures than Grace. There's no one better, period. She comes from the idea that fashion is this world of play and make believe. It's as if someone's gone to the dressing up box and found the most wonderful, personal things, and put them together....
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Be a Star
Written by Greg Barkley, Daniel Hoxmeier, Joel Calvin, Tim Regan
Performed by Oh No Oh My
Courtesy of Rhino Independent
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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This is one heck of a documentary
26 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just flat out love this movie. First of all, as a life time journalism fan (even fanatic) there has never been anything like this. This film is a chocolate cake for anyone that wants an inside look at one of the great publishing stories ever. It is also a look at the industry just before the crash. Magazines, and all other print media will never be the same. So the fact that this movie nails an entire industry, is truly amazing.

But what's saves this from being a museum piece are the outrageous and fabulous people in the film. You won't believe a cast of chatacters who are NOT actors, but are better.

I say---don't miss this. There will never be another film anything like it.


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