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September Affair (1950)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 18 October 1950 (USA)
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. ... See full summary »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives. Unfortunately, this artificial arrangement leads to greater and greater stress. Eventually the situation collapses when they come to pursue their original, individual interests without choosing a common path. Written by Mark Carroll

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Det var på Capri  »

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In the early 1990s legendary producer Robert Evans was developing a remake of the movie, which was supposed to star Michael Douglas and Julia Roberts. Reportedly, Douglas was very interested in the project and spent a lot of time working on the script with writer David Rayfiel. See more »

Goofs

When they are touring the ruins of Pompeii, David remarks about the beautiful sunset. But it is obvious from the way the shadows lie, that the sun is still high in the sky. See more »

Quotes

Jim: There's no vacation for decency.
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Connections

Remade as Lux Video Theatre: September Affair (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Prelude No. 13
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Music by Frédéric Chopin
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A Fine romantic film
4 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

All the comments about this film are favorable except for Mr. Neil Doyle's. I wonder what grumpy pill he took when he watched this or maybe he just isn't a romantic guy. Not one person said his review was "helpful."

This film is well-acted, scripted, and an interesting premise. The music is fabulous and the setting great. Like another reviewer said, Joan Fontaine's facial expressions say as much or more than the words she was given to speak. She is one excellent actress and Joseph Cotten is a veteran actor who once again turns in a fabulous performance.

I unconditionally recommend this movie to all classic movie lovers to fans of Joan Fontaine and/or Joseph Cotten and to all romantics everywhere.


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