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Margot at the Wedding (2007)

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Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is marrying less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Zane Pais ...
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A slice of family life: sisters, husbands, children, history, secrets, jealousies. Margot and her teen son, Claude, travel from Manhattan to her family's Long Island home, occupied by sister Pauline, Pauline's daughter, and Malcolm, the slacker Pauline will marry outdoors that week under a tree neighbors want removed. Backbiting marks family discussion, particularly between the sisters and in Margot's cutting remarks to Claude. Pauline tells Margot a secret that Margot promptly tells Claude. Margot dislikes Malcolm and undermines him. She also has marital problems and a lover nearby. People are cruel, inside and outside their families. Is there a refuge for Margot or for Pauline? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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wedding | secret | writer | friend | tears | See All (233) »


One family. Infinite degrees of separation.


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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 December 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nicole at the Beach  »


Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$81,035, 18 November 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,959,420, 31 January 2008
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Originally titled "Nicole at the Beach," as a tribute to Éric Rohmer; the title was changed when Nicole Kidman was cast. Director Noah Baumbach & actress Jennifer Jason Leigh have a son named Rohmer. See more »


Malcolm has trouble recollecting the bassist for Motley Crue, and then remembers that it's Mick Mars. The bass player for Motley Crue is actually Nikki Sixx, although this mistake could have been intentional to further convey the forgetfulness. See more »


Malcolm: My scrotum is longer than my penis.
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Something on Your Mind
Written by Chet Powers (as Dino Valenti)
Performed by Karen Dalton
Courtesy of HLLMS, LLC & Light In The Attic Records
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tedious and unpleasant
3 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

I agree with Graham Clarke

"Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jack Black all...turn in great performances. There's no doubt about that. The thing is when all is said and done, watching dysfunction families is not necessarily riveting viewing. At some point you ask yourself, do I really need to see this? "Margot at the Wedding" leaves you with very little other than the performances. Watching people act out is not art. There really has to be more than this."

I found it a time waster, and did not really want to try to "psychoanalyze "the characters' crazy emotional gyrations.

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