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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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Tulip Brenner
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Snooks Brenner
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Muffin Brenner
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Buffy Brenner
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Hughie Brenner
Gerald Busby ...
Rev. David Ruteledge
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Candice Ruteledge
Mark R. Deming ...
Matthew Ruteledge
Mary Seibel ...
Aunt Marge Spar
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Ruby Spar
Lesley Rogers ...
Rosie Bean
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Russell Bean (as Timothy Thomerson)
Marta Heflin ...
Shelby Munker
David Brand ...
Ruteledge Child
Christian Brand ...
Ruteledge Child (as Chris Brand)
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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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More than one Family Secret hides behind A Wedding See more »

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22 November 1978 (France)  »

Also Known As:

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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Dino Sloan Corelli: [offering a glass to Lemay] Want some champagne?
Hughie Brenner: Excuse me.
[exits restroom]
Capt. Reedley Roots: Thank you.
[intercepts Lemay's champagne glass]
Capt. Reedley Roots: Lemay, the fly.
[exits restroom]
Dino Sloan Corelli: He's awfully interested in your fly isn't he?
Bunky Lemay: Yea. In fact he's interested in everybody's fly.
Matthew Ruteledge: Uh, oh, I remember THE FLY. That was a great picture, uh, David Hedison.
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Referenced in The Directors: The Films of Robert Altman (2001) See more »

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Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)
(1940) (uncredited)
Music by Rube Bloom
Played by Chuck Banks' Big Band
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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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