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September (1987)

PG | | Drama | 18 December 1987 (USA)
At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.

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Woody Allen

Writer:

Woody Allen
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Complete credited cast:
Denholm Elliott ... Howard
Dianne Wiest ... Stephanie
Mia Farrow ... Lane
Elaine Stritch ... Diane
Sam Waterston ... Peter
Jack Warden ... Lloyd
Ira Wheeler Ira Wheeler ... Mr. Raines
Jane Cecil Jane Cecil ... Mrs. Raines
Rosemary Murphy ... Mrs. Mason
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Everyone is gathering at Lane's place for the weekend, and everyone's in love. Unfortunately, each beloved loves somebody else, and no one seems to realize it. Written by Cleo <frede005@maroon.tc.umn.edu>

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Trivia

Mia Farrow (Lane) and Dianne Wiest (Stephanie) are the only actors to appear in both versions of the film. See more »

Quotes

Diane: How do I look? Nobody say, 'Old and fat!'
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Connections

Referenced in Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Night and Day
By Cole Porter
Performed by Art Tatum, Ben Webster, George 'Red' Callender (as Red Callender) & Bill Douglass
Courtesy of Pablo Records
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Hypnotic
20 August 2003 | by Edu-16See all my reviews

Wasn't in the mood to watch a film last night, but couldnt remember seeing Denholm Elliot in a Woody Allen movie before, so realised this was one I hadnt seen before.

Can't say as I was 'entertained' - but I was gripped and rooted to the sofa for the duration, which could say something about my sofa of course, but was really down to this film. The dialogue and acting were both utterly convincing - and there were many moments of intense honesty. Just for once, relationships don't resolve, nor are we rescued from darkness by gratuitous humour. It's a stark, depressing beautifully acted piece of claustrophobic drama. More your Webern 'five pieces', rather than your Strauss, 'Der RosenKavalier'.

If nothing else - it's nice to be reminded that not all scripts are written by a gang of 12 year olds....


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

18 December 1987 (USA) See more »

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September See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$85,731, 20 December 1987

Gross USA:

$486,434

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$486,434
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Mono

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1.85 : 1
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