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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
15
Cast
Rufus Hound
Robert Webb
Lucy Punch.
Directors
Nigel Cole.
Screenwriters
Tim Firth.
Running Time
93 minutes

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The Wedding Video
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Plot
As bride-to-be Saskia (Punch) and her prospective groom Tim (Webb) struggle to get their heads around their big society wedding - unicorns, ice sculptures and personalised ring pillows and all - Tim's roguish brother Raif (Hound) announces his intention to film it all.


Review
The Wedding Video
This surprisingly agreeable British wedding comedy stars a likable Rufus Hound as the errant brother and dangerous best man to Robert Webb’s more staid groom-to-be. Hound’s irrepressibly fun joker decides his gift will be to film the fraught build-up to the OTT society wedding, in the process witnessing or creating all manner of indiscretions, rivalries, mishaps and alcohol-fuelled shenanigans. After a hilarious first half it flags a bit, rescued by wedding day disaster and one of the best wedding speeches ever. Bride Lucy Punch is delightful and a born comedienne, but everyone is on their toes. Cute, and quite funny.


Verdict
Not quite Four Weddings-funny but always entertaining and endearing in equal measure. Less so if you're preparing for a wedding.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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Average user rating for The Wedding Video
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Divorce Please!

Seriously. Some folk should not be allowed to make movies... Pretty much everybody involved with this film falls under that category. When will people learn they have no talent! Awful, Terrible film!!! ... More

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Posted by J_BUltimatum at 11:21, 24 August 2012 | Report This Post


Ideal date movie

Nice script, good cast (especially the excellent and very sexy Ms Punch) and lots of clever touches. Enjoyed it. ... More

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Posted by bretty at 22:03, 19 August 2012 | Report This Post


Better than I'd expected.

Ultimately, I found The Wedding Video funny. To the point where I laughed out loud a lot. And that's the point, right? If this film had come out of one of the Hollywood majors, it would have been so much more hard work. Uh-oh, I smell a re-make already. Has anyone got Paul Rudd's number? ... More

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Posted by TheMightyBlackout at 18:53, 19 August 2012 | Report This Post



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