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''September'' is a 1987 film written and directed by Creator/WoodyAllen. Its cast includes Creator/MiaFarrow, Creator/SamWaterston, Creator/DianneWiest, Elaine Stritch, Jack Warden, and Creator/DenholmElliott.

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''September'' is a 1987 film written and directed by Creator/WoodyAllen. Its cast includes Creator/MiaFarrow, Creator/SamWaterston, Creator/DianneWiest, Elaine Stritch, Jack Warden, Creator/JackWarden, and Creator/DenholmElliott.


''September'' is a 1987 film written and directed by Creator/WoodyAllen. Its cast includes Creator/MiaFarrow, Creator/SamWaterston, Creator/DianneWiest, Elaine Stritch, Jack Warden, and Denholm Elliott.

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''September'' is a 1987 film written and directed by Creator/WoodyAllen. Its cast includes Creator/MiaFarrow, Creator/SamWaterston, Creator/DianneWiest, Elaine Stritch, Jack Warden, and Denholm Elliott.Creator/DenholmElliott.

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''September'' is a 1987 film written and directed by Creator/WoodyAllen. Its cast includes Creator/MiaFarrow, Creator/SamWaterston, Creator/DianneWiest, Elaine Stritch, Jack Warden, and Denholm Elliott.

The film tells the interconnected stories of six people during a weekend at a summer house in Vermont, focusing particularly on Lane (Farrow), for whom neighbor Howard (Elliott) falls in love with, despite Lane being in a relationship with Peter (Waterston), who's falling for Stephanie (Wiest).
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!!This film features examples of:
* BungledSuicide: Lane moved into the country house to recuperate after failed suicide attempt.
* InVinoVeritas: Howard finally reveals his feelings to Lane while very drunk.
* LoveDodecahedron: Howard is in love with Lane, Lane is in love with Peter, and Peter is in love with Stephanie.
* MyBelovedSmother: Lane's mother Diane is brassy and tactless. [[spoiler:It is eventually revealed that she made Lane take the blame for a shooting.]]
* TheReveal: [[spoiler:It was Diane the one who shot her abusive lover, not Lane. It is implied that Diane's lawyers thought it would be better if Lane took the fall, as she would be treated leniently.]]
* WhamLine: [[spoiler:An anguished Lane cries out to Diane at the climax, "You're the one who pulled the trigger! I just said what the lawyers told me to say", thus revealing that Diane was actually the one who shot her abusive lover, not Lane.]]
* WholePlotReference: Most of the film's plot is modeled on Creator/AntonChekhov's play ''Theatre/UncleVanya'', such as the LoveDodecahedron and the shooting incident.
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