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The September Issue -- A documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour's preparations for the 2008 fall-fashion issue.
The September Issue -- A clip from R.J. Cutler's documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour
The September Issue -- A clip from R.J. Cutler's documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour
The September Issue -- A clip from R.J. Cutler's documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour
The September Issue -- Here's a clip from R.J. Cutler's documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour's preparations for the 2008 fall-fashion issue

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Release Date:
20 August 2009 (Australia) See more »
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Tagline:
Fashion is a religion. This is the bible.
Plot:
A documentary chronicling Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour's preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The September Issue See more (38 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Hamish Bowles ... Himself
Sarah Brown ... Herself
Charles Churchward ... Himself (as Charlie Churchward)

Oscar de la Renta ... Himself

Patrick DeMarchelier ... Himself
Jill Demling ... Herself
Edward Enninful ... Himself
Brian Fee ... Himself
Filipa Fino ... Herself
Tom Florio ... Himself

Jean-Paul Gaultier ... Himself
Nicolas Ghesquiere ... Himself
Tonne Goodman ... Himself
Laurie Jones ... Herself
Karen Katz ... Herself
Alexandra Kour ... Herself

Karl Lagerfeld ... Himself
Philip Lim ... Himself
Luiza Madejak ... Herself
Jim Mate ... Himself
Craig McDean ... Himself
Sonya Mooney ... Herself
Jessica Nagin ... Herself
Si Newhouse ... Himself
Alberto Orta ... Himself
Sophie Pera ... Herself
Stefano Pilati ... Himself
Phyllis Posnick ... Herself
Candy Pratts ... Herself (as Candy Pratts Price)
Alexander Rankovic ... Himself (as Alex Rankovic)

Coco Rocha ... Herself
Jessica Sailer ... Herself
Elissa Santisi ... Herself

Bee Shaffer ... Herself

Ivan Shaw ... Himself
David Sims ... Himself
Sally Singer ... Herself
Virginia Smith ... Herself
Danko Steiner ... Himself
Burton Tansky ... Himself
Mario Testino ... Himself
Jane Thompson ... Herself
Isabel Toledo ... Herself
Charles Townsend ... Himself
Caroline Trentini ... Herself

Vera Wang ... Herself
Daria Werbowy ... Herself
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff ... Herself

Raquel Zimmerman ... Herself
Robert Richman ... Himself (as Bob Richman)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Grace Coddington ... Herself

John Galliano ... Himself

Hilary Rhoda ... Herself

André Leon Talley ... Himself

Anna Wintour ... Herself

Robert Verdi ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
R.J. Cutler 
 
Produced by
R.J. Cutler .... executive producer
R.J. Cutler .... producer
Robert DeBitetto .... executive producer
Alison Ellwood .... consulting producer
Lyle Gamm .... consulting producer
Eliza Hindmarch .... producer
Mary Lisio .... co-producer
Nathan Rotmensz .... post-production producer
Robert Sharenow .... executive producer
Sadia Shepard .... producer
Lauren Sherman Winnick .... line producer (as Lauren Sherman)
Molly Thompson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Craig Richey 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Richman 
 
Film Editing by
Azin Samari 
Jessica Schilling (Deleted Scenes)
 
Production Management
Michael Bernstein .... executive in charge of production
Mike Martin .... production manager
Jorge L. Menna .... production manager: London
Matteo Vallecoccia .... production manager: Rome
 
Sound Department
Timothy A. Carpenter .... dialogue editor
Timothy A. Carpenter .... sound effects editor
Timothy A. Carpenter .... sound re-recording mixer
Timothy A. Carpenter .... supervising sound editor
Mark Hensley .... sound re-recording mixer
Edward L. O'Connor .... sound recordist
Alex U'Ren .... audio mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andrew Kimmel .... assistant camera
Stewart Shields .... additional camera
Joia Speciale .... additional cinematography
 
Editorial Department
Brian King .... post-production assistant
Jessica Schilling .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Peter Afterman .... music consultant
Alison Litton .... music consultant
Bryon Rickerson .... music editor
Margaret Yen .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Bug Davidson .... production driver
 
Other crew
Andrew Kimmel .... production assistant
Jenny Lee .... title designer
Lindsey Lefkow .... production assistant
Jonna McLaughlin .... production coordinator
Michael Rattet .... production coordinator
Sam Richman .... production assistant
Brian Rothe .... production assistant
Gareth Smith .... title designer
Trevor Smith .... assistant: R.J. Cutler
Trevor Stevenson .... production assistant
Robert Tonkin .... technical consultant
Skye Topic .... assistant: R.J. Cutler
Nathan Wakefield .... production accountant
 
Thanks
Timothy C. O'Mara .... special thanks (as Tim O'Mara)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for brief strong language
Runtime:
USA:90 min | Germany:90 min (Sundance Film Festival)
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Australia:M (DVD rating) | Canada:PG (British Columbia/Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Ireland:PG | Italy:T | Japan:G | New Zealand:PG | Singapore:PG | Singapore:NC-16 (DVD rating) | South Korea:All | Sweden:Btl | Taiwan:GP | UK:12 (TV rating) | USA:PG-13 (certificate #45227)

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Quotes:
André Leon Talley:to Vera Wang: First of all... Its been a very bleak week so far its been bleak streak over here in America ! You know what ? It's the famine of beauty ! Its the famine of beauty ! The famine of beauty honey ! My eyes are *starving* for *beauty*!See more »
Movie Connections:
Features "Pushing Daisies" (2007)See more »
Soundtrack:
SwishaSee more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
The September Issue, 21 June 2010
Author: barwick-david from United States

I've worked in and around fashion and the entertainment industry most of my life. I really enjoyed The September Issue as it validated that a lot of work goes into promoting and sustaining the industry.

I really liked how Anna Wintour was portrayed and I wholeheartedly agree with what she said about ever leaving the industry...she said she would leave if she found herself getting too mad. I also very much enjoyed Grace Coddington. I think she's probably the most real person in fashion and Vogue and Anna Wintour are lucky to have her.

On the other hand, I think we all wish we could be like the character "Andrea" in The Devil Wears Prada. It would be awesome to have access to the greatest fashions in the world and stylists to show you how to wear them, hair and makeup tips and unlimited accessories. But, as we all can see, that's not really the case. Most people working in fashion, magazines, films, TV, etc. look like they've never heard of or seen fashion. Most of them show up for work without hair or makeup done and their outfits look as if they came straight off the racks...of Goodwill.

That is, except for Andre Leon Talley. Have you ever seen anyone with more cliché, logo accessories? Again, he's probably a very nice guy, but does he really do anything? He appears to be little more than the office mascot as I have never seen him do any actual work. He always has the latest/greatest swag, but he just comes across as a caftan covered caricature of what a fashion editor should look like. He must really have some juicy dirt on Conde Naste. I don't think a female editor would ever be allowed to get away with not doing any actual work. He's closer to The Devil Wears Prada, LV and any other free designer labeled swag than Ann Wintour. But hey, it's a great job if you can get it! Overall, the documentary was very well done and very interesting to watch.

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