10 Films to Invoke the Autumnal Equinox

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The Trouble with Harry (1955)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
From IMDb: “The trouble with Harry is that he’s dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body . . . ”

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Halloween (1978)

Directed by John Carpenter
From IMDb: “On Halloween night of 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill.”

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Love Story (1970)

Directed by Arthur Hiller
From IMDb: “A boy and a girl from different backgrounds fall in love regardless of their upbringing – and then tragedy strikes.”

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Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

Directed by Woody Allen
From IMDb: “Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah’s husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.”

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Rushmore (1998)

Directed by Wes Anderson
From IMDb: “The extracurricular king of Rushmore preparatory school is put on academic probation.”

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Dead Poets Society (1989)

Directed by Peter Weir
From IMDb: “English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.”

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Far from Heaven (2002)

Directed by Todd Haynes
From IMDb: “In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.”

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The Stranger (1946)

Directed by Orson Welles
From IMDb: “An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi.”

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All That Heaven Allows (1955)

Directed by Douglas Sirk
From IMDb: “An upper-class widow falls in love with a much younger, down-to-earth nurseryman, much to the disapproval of her children and criticism of her country club peers.”

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Autumn Sonata (1978)

Directed by Ingmar Bergman
From IMDb: “A married daughter who longs for her mother’s love gets visited by the latter, a successful concert pianist.”