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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Thakoon Panichgul ...
Sarah Brown ...
Charles Churchward ...
Himself (as Charlie Churchward)
Jill Demling ...
Edward Enninful ...
Brian Fee ...
Filipa Fino ...
Tom Florio ...


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 is a religion. This is the bible.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

25 September 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Anna Wintour Documentary  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


$3,820,700 (USA) (12 February 2010)

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[first lines]
Anna Wintour: I think what I often see is that people are frightened of fashion and that because it scares them or it makes them feel insecure, they put it down. On the whole, people that say demeaning things about our world, I think that's usually because they feel in some ways excluded or, you know, not part of the 'cool group' so as a result they just mock it. Just because you like to put on a beautiful Carolina Herrera dress or, I don't know, a pair of J Brand blue jeans instead of something...
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Written by Evan Mast, Mike Stroud
Performed by Ratatat
Courtesy of XL Recordings Ltd.
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Great Movie About Work
12 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The most interesting thing about this movie was that it wasn't about fashion. The movie was about work and excellence. Vogue wouldn't be a success without the creativity of Grace Coddington and the business acumen of Anna Wintour.

Grace Coddington was a revelation and her ability to tell stories through still images is inspiring.

I long suspected that The Devil Wears Prada was a cruel screed against Anna Wintour. I think in this movie we see a more accurate picture of who she is. While not the warmest person in the world, she comes across as incredibly real and she is good at what she does. That must be respected.

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