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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Kristen Wiig
Rose Byrne
Chris O'Dowd
Matt Lucas
Melissa McCarthy

Jon Hamm
Directors
Paul Feig
Screenwriters
Kristen Wiig
Annie Mumolo
Running Time
124 minutes

Bridesmaids
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Bridesmaids

Plot
Single girl Annie (Wiig) is asked to be Maid Of Honour for best friend Lillian (Rudolph), but soon finds a rival in Helen (Byrne), the ice-bitch wife of Lillian’s fiancé’s boss. While Helen attempts to take over the bridal party plans, Annie struggles to retain control of both her brood of bridesmaids and her friendship with Lillian.


Verdict
Finally, a female ensemble comedy that balances realistic characters with smart laughs and side-splitting farce. Not everything works, but there’s more than enough here to keep you chuckling — not to mention baying for a sequel.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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