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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Steve Martin
Diane Keaton
Kimberly Williams
Martin Short
Directors
Charles Shyer
Screenwriters
Frances Goodrich
Albert Hackett
Nancy Meyers
Charles Shyer
Running Time
105 minutes

Father Of The Bride
Steve Martin's daughter is getting married and he's terrified


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Plot
George and Nina Banks have a near idyllic life, until their eldest daughter, Annie, comes home from college and announces that she is engaged to be married. While Nina and Annie throw themselves into the preparations, George - unprepared to accept that his daughter is all grown up, goes a little crazy...


Verdict
The film does work, but not quite as well as the Hepburn-Tracy classic that it seeks to replace. Mildly amusing.


Reviewed by Joanna Berrry

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