September (1987)

This somber drama presents the events of the course of one weekend at a Vermont country house. Six upper-class men and women travel to the house for a brief retreat, during which their various romantic and emotional troubles dramatically… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 18, 1987
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2001
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune

The situation is a bit precious at times, but the central conflict between daughter Mia Farrow and her mother Elaine Stritch is fresh and compelling.

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Anthony Del Valle
Las Vegas Mercury

Some of our best actors turn dreary on us in this creaky, overly self-analytical drama.

Christopher Machell

September is a difficult, sombre, but above all, truthful portrayal of the everyday sadness of adult life.

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Jaime N. Christley
Apollo Guide

A creaky, cramped, theatrical stinker of a movie.

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Emanuel Levy

One of Woody Allen's weakest, most static films, inspired by Ingmar Bergman's serious dramas on the one hand and by Lana Turner's scandalous life on the other.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Has a Chekhovian flavor in its considerations of love, mother-daughter relationships, family secrets, and aging.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Slow moving and all takes place in one location, but very well acted and a good drama about relationships within a family. One of Woody Allen's better… More
Sunil Jawahir
Probably one of my least favorite of the Woody Allen movies.
Jennifer Xu
Good catch of Woody filming it all over again with a new cast. I couldn't have imagined it any other way without Wiest, Waterston, and the glorious Elaine… More
Alec Barniskis
There are a few great moments, and Mia Farrow's performance is amazing but the film never really brings it home. Allen was trying to make a "modern… More