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A Wedding (1978)

The daughter of a Louisville truck driver marries the scion of a very wealthy family, but reception at the family estate is boycotted by the invited guests.

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Muffin's wedding to Dino Corelli is to be a big affair. Except the aging priest isn't too sure of the ceremony, only the families actually turn up as the Corelli Italian connection is suspect, security guards watch the gifts rather over-zealously, and Dino's grandma expires in bed just as the reception starts. Could be quite an occasion. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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22 November 1978 (France)  »

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Un día de boda  »

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Mia Farrow has only one line in the whole movie. See more »

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The DVD case / movie poster has Howard Duff's name over the photograph of Vittorio Gassman, who portrays "Luigi". Howard Duff portrays "Dr. Jules Meecham". See more »

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Dr. Jules Meecham: What the hell is that?
Reverend David Ruteledge: That's a glass of milk.
Dr. Jules Meecham: You're kidding?
Reverend David Ruteledge: Dr. Meecham as a physician you should know the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit.
Dr. Jules Meecham: You mean you don't drink?
Reverend David Ruteledge: No.
Dr. Jules Meecham: In other words, when you get up in the morning that's as good as you're gonna feel all day.
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References Carrie (1976) See more »

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Music by Stephen Foster
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Wonderful, vintage Altman
27 February 2002 | by (L.A.) – See all my reviews

This is a fascinating comedy from Robert Altman's peak period

before his 80's downslide. A Wedding is sadly underappreciated,

and really deserves to be rediscovered, especially after the recent

success of Gosford Park which is an obvious companion piece to

this film. Both films deal with class and gender distinctions and

feature an eccentric group of party-goers who can't seem to leave

the soiree and are trapped in a mansion (obviously inspired by

Buenel's Exterminating Angel). A Wedding is filled with great

performances especially Carol Burnett, who is the heart of the film;

Geraldine Chaplin; Desi Arnaz Jr.; and Mia Farrow. Highly

recommended.


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