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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

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Woody Allen
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Cast

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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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

18 December 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Setembro See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$85,731, 20 December 1987, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$486,434
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

For the re-shot second version, Elaine Stritch, Denholm Elliott and Sam Waterston replaced Maureen O'Sullivan, Charles Durning and Sam Shepard respectively. See more »

Quotes

Diane: It's hell gettin' older. Especially when you feel 21 inside. All the strengths that sustain you all through your life just vanish one by one. And you study your face in the mirror, and you... you notice something's missing. And then you realize it's your future.
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Soundtracks

Moonglow
By Will Hudson, Edgar De Lange (as Eddie De Lange) & Irving Mills
Performed by Bernie Leighton
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Stagy Woody
28 August 2002 | by drosse67See all my reviews

Woody Allen tried to duplicate the success of Interiors with this movie, which is just as downbeat but well acted, especially by Mia Farrow. It didn't win him any new fans and was a somber follow-up to two of his more popular '80s films (Hannah & her Sisters and Radio Days). The blackout in the middle of the movie is what most people (myself included) seem to remember most, but Farrow's character really does get to you. What she goes through, and puts up with, in this movie will make you want to stick your head in the oven. Not a pleasant experience (any movie with a suicidal main character is not going to be), with most of the action taking place in a large farm house (which makes the film a little more stagy than most of Allen's works). Many of Woody Allen's stock actors from his late '80s and '90s films show up, and Elaine Stritch is wonderful. But the film is a thoroughly sad one and does not lend itself well to repeat viewings, unlike his other somber dramas (Interiors and Another Woman).


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