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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:
2 wins & 3 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(299 articles)
Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82
 (From Variety - Film News. 20 October 2014, 6:32 PM, PDT)

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 (From SoundOnSight. 3 October 2014, 3:49 PM, PDT)

If I Stay
 (From Rolling Stone. 4 September 2014, 12:05 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
Interesting Movie, Humanizes Anna Wintour 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
Rob Sharenow .... executive producer (as Robert Sharenow)
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
Michael Richard Martin .... production manager (as Mike Martin)
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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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)

Did You Know?

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 »
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Don't You WorrySee more »

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20 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Interesting Movie, Humanizes Anna Wintour, 13 September 2009
Author: two-cents from New York

I had two great insights into Vogue and the fashion world. The first, and most important insight is that assuming the Vogue target audience is 25-45, the people who make the most important decisions are well above that age. Anna Wintour must be in her mid 50's, similarly or even older, Grace Coddington, Karl Lagerfeld, Jean Paul Gaulthier, Giorgio Armani, Oscar de la Renta, etc, etc. And what was also relevant about this "discovery" as seen in the movie, is that these people are NOT wearing the ridiculous outfits they are foisting on the public through magazines such as Vogue--which sets the fashion dictates of a season. Anna Wintour wore only the most feminine, attractive, figure flattering, AGE-APPROPRIATE outfits throughout the movie---which are damn hard to find in the stores! (unless, perhaps, one is paying top, top dollar for designer prices which may cater to an older crowd) But the fashion designs that are being interpreted for mainstream America is following the latest trends as written and photographed by Vogue. Secondly, this is a movie that attempts to humanize Anna Wintour, and does so simply by showing that she is an obsessive human being, whose obsession is her magazine. She does show some warmth with her daughter, but otherwise she is simply driven and clearly makes no attempt to ease the palpable discomfort of others in her presence. She's not evil, nor bitchy, but she does seems to take some pride her in tabla rosa facial expressions--which clearly raises the anxiety level of those submitting work to her. It wouldn't hurt her professionalism to attempt more empathy, but I guess she doesn't see it that way. Overall, it's a very interesting movie and shows the business side of creating the largest fashion magazine in the world, complete with casual references to using Photoshop to enhance an already beautiful woman, or the promotion of fur in fashion due probably to the large amount of furriers who buy advertising. Great eye candy throughout!

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