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Confetti (2006)

R  |   |  Comedy, Music, Romance  |  5 May 2006 (UK)
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A mockumentary that follows three couples as they battle it out to win the coveted title of 'Most Original Wedding of the Year'.

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Confetti - a mockumentary which follows three couples, competing for the title of Most Original Wedding of the Year: The Musical Wedding, The Tennis Wedding and the Naturist Wedding. Written by EssentiallyPointless

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The search for the most original wedding of the year is on ! See more »

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Confetti - Heirate lieber ungewöhnlich  »

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£635,072 (UK) (5 May 2006)

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$226,990 (USA) (13 October 2006)
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The film was acted out as an improvisation and was shot entirely in chronological order. The actors were not even given call-sheets in order to increase the film's sense of unknowing and the improvisational style. Director of photography, Dewald Aukema explains that "The film is very versatile, as there is no strict script, it is interesting that anything could happen in a particular take, and it could be used effectively in production, it's really up to the actors how they develop the scene and their characters." See more »

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[first lines]
Antoni: Hello, my name is Antoni Clarke, and I am a bride's best friend.
[pause; wearily]
Antoni: I'm not gay.
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29 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A highly entertaining and original comedy using the cream of British comedy acting talent, who spent weeks improvising before arriving at the final script.

At times the writer/director Debbie Isitt doesn't seem sure whether to make her characters comic or endearing, but usually succeeds in doing both.

The 'Tennis Match' wedding is very funny, while the cast of non-dancers failing to achieve perfect symmetry in the Busby Berkeley sequence adds to the general hilarity.

Martin Freeman gets better with each role, Alison Steadman turns in her usual immaculate performance, with Jimmy Carr making the most of his first big screen role. Look out for the spectacularly camp wedding planners, who nearly steal the show from bigger names.

If you liked 'The Office' and 'Shaun of the Dead' you'll love this.


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