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Director:
Writers:
William Fruet (play)
William Fruet (screenplay)
Release Date:
20 October 1972 (Canada) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A father will do anything to protect his family's reputation when his unmarried teenage daughter becomes pregnant because she was raped by her brother's friend. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win See more »
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Incredible. See more (4 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Carol Kane ... Jeannie Dougall

Donald Pleasence ... Jim Dougall, Sr.
Doris Petrie ... Mary Dougall
Leo Phillips ... Sandy
Christine Thomas ... Sarah McCarver
Paul Bradley ... Jimmie Dougall

Doug McGrath ... Billy
Bonnie Carol Case ... Dolly

Directed by
William Fruet 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William Fruet  play "Wedding in White"
William Fruet  screenplay

Produced by
John Vidette .... producer
 
Original Music by
Milan Kymlicka 
 
Cinematography by
Richard Leiterman 
 
Film Editing by
Tony Lower 
Edwin Watkins  (as Ted Watkins)
 
Art Direction by
Karen Bromley  (as Karen Bromley-Watkins)
 
Set Decoration by
Edwin Watkins  (as Ted Watkins)
 
Costume Design by
Patti Unger 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Board .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
George Mulholland .... sound
 
Other crew
John Dunning .... creative consultant
 

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Runtime:
103 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Canada:PG (Ontario) | USA:R
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3 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Incredible., 19 April 2003
Author: Chris Barry (cbarry39@hotmail.com) from Toronto, Ontario

I just finished seeing Wedding in White and I have to say that the experience was somewhat akin to seeing Herzog's 'Even Dwarfs Started Small' or Duk's 'Address Unknown' for the first time. Here's the synopsis:

During World War 2 in small town Ontario, Canada, a mousey sixteen year old girl gets raped at her house by a friend of a friend. When her Catholic mother finds out that her daughter is carrying a child from the attack she accuses her daughter of bringing it on herself. Now for those of you who don't know, in Canada they were incarcerating young girls for promiscuity as late as the sixties, so being the forties, the mother pleads with her husband not to send their young girl away. Let's just say that the alternative they come up is worse than you could ever imagine.

For those who can tolerate this kind of difficult subject matter, I highly recommend this film. Talk about Subconscious Cruelty!

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