Boy meets Girl in Egypt. Girl is profoundly affected and returns to England where she apathetically becomes engaged to the 'boy' next door. A thoroughly unsuited couple. Lili, an old family friend arrives for the nuptials and enchants all and sundry, including the wife of one of her previous liaisons. Lili sees what the groom and the brides mother refuse to see and manages to resolve the situation to the brides great satisfaction. Written by
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This is the same film as the BBC TV movie, "The Clothes In The Wardrobe", screened in Britain in 1993. With a title change, the film got a cinema release in the US, like other productions made by BBC Films in the same period, such as "Persuasion". See more
You're supposed to wish the bride happiness.
Happiness? Good God! No one should ever expect happiness from marriage. A few quiet moments, perhaps, if one is lucky... and an occasional day that doesn't incite you to murder.
Referenced in Hype!