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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Jenny Lumet (written by)
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Release Date:
31 October 2008 (Spain) See more »
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Plot:
A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 38 wins & 35 nominations See more »
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(1140 articles)
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Rachel Gets Married, Audience Gets Headache See more (276 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Sebastian Stan ... Walter / Bowtie Party Guest

Roslyn Ruff ... Rosa

Anne Hathaway ... Kym

Bill Irwin ... Paul

Anna Deavere Smith ... Carol

Annaleigh Ashford ... Quick Stop Cashier
Zafer Tawil ... Violin Friend
Beau Sia ... Wedding Czar
Innbo Shim ... Wedding Planner
Eliza Simpson ... Wedding P.A.
Olive ... The Poodle

Rosemarie DeWitt ... Rachel
Anisa George ... Emma

Tamyra Gray ... Singing Friend

Victoria Haynes ... Bridesmaid
Quincy Tyler Bernstine ... 12-Step Receptionist

Mather Zickel ... Kieran
Mel Jones ... 12-Step Speaker (as Pastor Melvin Jones)
Darrell Larson ... 12-Step Group Leader
Michelle Federer ... 12-Step Reader (as Michele Federer)
Matt Stadelmann ... 12-Step First-Timer (as Matthew Stadelmann)
Molly Hickok ... 12-Step Veteran
Big Jim Wheeler ... 12-Step Meeting Member
Josh Broder ... 12-Step Meeting Member
Stephen Richardson ... 12-Step Meeting Member
Bruce Bennetts ... 12-Step Meeting Member

Paul Sparks ... 12-Step Meeting Member
Caroline Goodman-Thomases ... 12-Step Meeting Member
Daniel Wolff ... 12-Step Meeting Member

Jill Dalton ... 12-Step Meeting Member
Joe Alessi ... 12-Step Meeting Member
Jordan Cael ... 12-Step Meeting Member
Tiffany Little Canfield ... 12-Step Meeting Member

Tunde Adebimpe ... Sidney
Barry Eastmond Jr. ... Wedding Drummer
Brooklyn Demme ... Wedding Guitarist
Carol Jean Lewis ... Sidney's Mom (as Carol-Jean Lewis)
John Anthony ... Sidney's Dad
Kyrah Julian ... Sidney's Sister
Herreast Harrison ... Sidney's Grandmother
Gonzales Joseph ... Cousin Joe
Donald Harrison Jr. ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest

Fab 5 Freddy ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest (as Fab Five Freddy)
Jim Roche ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest (as James Roche)
Jimmy Joe Roche ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest
Robert W. Castle ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest (as Rev. Robert Castle)
Paul Lazar ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest
Amir El Saffar ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest (as Amir Elsaffar)

Dorian Missick ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest
Tareq Abboushi ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest
Tavish Graham ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest
Dimitrios Mikelis ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest
Gaida Hinnawi ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest
Alix Derrick ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest
Matt Rabinowitz ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest
Stephanie McBride ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest
Richard Maxwell ... Rehearsal Dinner Guest

Debra Winger ... Abby

Jerome Le Page ... Andrew (as Jerome LePage)

Andre B. Blake ... Inspired Stylist (as Andre Blake)

Dequina Moore ... Rachel's Stylist

Joe Toutebon ... Police Officer
Edie Hofstatter ... 1st Paramedic
Jaime Garcia ... Other Paramedic
Julio 'Goya' Pagan ... Tow-Truck Operator

Van Hughes ... Wedding Valet
'Sister' Carol East ... Wedding Guest (as Sister Carol East)
Robyn Hitchcock ... Wedding Guest

Robert Merrill ... Wedding Guest (as Christian Scott)

Roger Corman ... Wedding Guest
Brian Nelson ... Wedding Guest
David Neumann ... Wedding Guest
Edisa Weeks ... Wedding Guest
Heather Christian ... Wedding Guest
Jennie Liu ... Wedding Guest
Johnny Farraj ... Wedding Guest
Joshua Elrod ... Wedding Guest (as Josh Elrod)

Maria Dizzia ... Wedding Guest
Marie Runyon ... Wedding Guest
Ray Ultarte ... Wedding Guest
Tymberly Canale Harris ... Wedding Guest (as Tymberly Canale)

Anita Sarko ... Wedding Guest

Joey Perillo ... Wedding Guest
Christy Pusz ... Wedding Guest
Josephine Demme ... Wedding Guest

Daphne Rubin-Vega ... Wedding Guest
Joyce George ... Wedding Photographer
Stephany Boa ... Guest Electric Guitarist

Derrick Williams ... Dancemaster
Elizabeth Hayes ... Susanna Galeano

Marin Ireland ... Angela Paylin
Cyro Baptista ... Wedding Party Guest
Jose Mauricio De Faria ... Samba Troupe Member (as Zé Mauricío)
Michelle Clay ... Samba Troupe Member
Lisette Santiago De Faria ... Samba Troupe Member (as Lisette Santiago)
Silvana Marquina ... Samba Troupe Member
Marcus Santos ... Samba Troupe Member
Atlanta Foresyth ... Samba Troupe Member
Eldio 'Cabello' Rolim ... Samba Troupe Member
Tonia-Cara Forsters ... Lady in Red
Kate Rossi ... Lady in Red
Susan Helen van der Griend ... Lady in Red
Juliet Teakle ... Lady in Red

Directed by
Jonathan Demme 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Jenny Lumet (written by)

Produced by
Neda Armian .... producer
H.H. Cooper .... co-producer
Carol Cuddy .... executive producer
Jonathan Demme .... producer
Elizabeth Hayes .... associate producer
Ilona Herzberg .... executive producer
Marc Platt .... producer
Innbo Shim .... associate producer
Alyssa St. Vincent .... associate producer
Emily Woodburne .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Donald Harrison Jr. 
Zafer Tawil 
 
Cinematography by
Declan Quinn (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Tim Squyres 
 
Casting by
Bernard Telsey 
 
Production Design by
Ford Wheeler 
 
Art Direction by
Kim Jennings 
 
Set Decoration by
Chryss Hionis 
 
Costume Design by
Susan Lyall 
 
Makeup Department
Frank Barbosa .... key hair stylist
Alan D'Angerio .... hair styles designer
Sunday Englis .... special effects makeup artist
Louise McCarthy .... key makeup artist
Evelyne Noraz .... makeup creator
Susan Schectar .... additional hairstylist (uncredited)
Dina Sliwak .... additional makeup artist (uncredited )
 
Production Management
Carol Cuddy .... unit production manager
Mark Kamine .... production supervisor
Kendall McCarthy .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
H.H. Cooper .... first assistant director
Nate Grubb .... second second assistant director
Jennifer Truelove .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Amiee Clark .... art department coordinator
Will Comacho .... set dresser
Ray Fisher .... leadman
Michael D. Harrell .... property master
Mario Herrera .... charge scenic (as Mario Garza Herrera)
Ross Huttick .... set dressing foreman
Robin Koenig .... on-set dresser
Richard Vilas Montesanto .... scenic foreman (as Richard Montesanto)
Ivan Pazlamatchev .... camera scenic artist
Pierre Rovira .... construction coordinator
Michael Sabo .... property master (as Mike Sabo)
Amy Safhay .... lead greensperson
Stephen Caldwell .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Shannon Canfield .... set dresser (uncredited)
Marcus Migliore .... set dresser (uncredited)
Saviel Rivera .... set dresser (uncredited)
Krystal Webb .... art department staff assistant (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist (as Marko Costanzo)
David Flynch .... foley editor (as Dave Flynch)
Bobby Johanson .... adr mixer
George A. Lara .... foley mixer (as George Lara)
Blake Leyh .... sound designer
Teferra McKenzie .... sound utility
Igor Nikolic .... dialogue editor
David Pastecchi .... boom operator
Roger Phenix .... additional sound recordist
Jeff Pullman .... sound mixer
Nicholas Renbeck .... supervising dialogue editor
Steve F.B. Smith .... consultant: Dolby Sound
Paul Urmson .... sound mixer
Paul Urmson .... sound supervisor
Steven Visscher .... foley supervisor
Deborah Wallach .... adr editor
Steve Giammaria .... assistant re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Glenn Allen .... visual effects: Brainstorm Digital
Peter Amante .... visual effects: Tchya! Inc.
Richard Friedlander .... visual effects: Brainstorm Digital
Eric J. Robertson .... visual effects: Brainstorm Digital
Michael Turoff .... visual effects: XFX Inc.
Daniel Abramovich .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Justin Ball .... visual effects: Brainstorm Digital (uncredited)
Matthew Conner .... compositor (uncredited)
Andrew Pungprakearti .... digital effects artist (uncredited)
Jun Zhang .... digital compositor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Jill Brown .... stunts
Jeffrey Lee Gibson .... stunt coordinator (as Jeff Gibson)
Jill Brown .... assistant stunt coordinator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert A. Agredo .... dolly grip (as Rob Agredo)
Michael W. Brennan .... best boy electric (as Mike Brennan)
Jack Coffen .... best boy rigging electric (as John Coffen)
Kathleen Corgan .... additional assistant camera (as Kath Corgan)
Richard Dolan .... rigging gaffer
Devin Donegan .... video playback operator
Bob Izzo .... best boy grip
Abby Levine .... digital imaging technician
Charles Libin .... additional camera operator
John McEnerney .... key rigging grip
Joseph Metzger .... additional assistant camera
Igor Potashanik .... best boy rigging grip (as Igor Potashnik)
Declan Quinn .... camera operator
Gerard Sava .... additional camera operator
Robert Sciretta .... gaffer (as Bob Sciretta)
Chris Silano .... first assistant camera
Kevin Smyth .... key grip
Bob Vergara .... still photographer
Adam Hall .... grip (uncredited)
Todd S. Klein .... rigging grip (uncredited)
Eve Strickman .... digital utility (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Tiffany Little Canfield .... casting associate
Patrick Goodwin .... casting assistant
Arthur Dutkanicz .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Renee Godbout .... extras casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Amy Andrews .... costumer (as Amy Andrews Harrell)
Trenee Clayton .... costumer
Barbara Hause .... costume supervisor (as Barbara J. Hause)
Delvan James .... costumer
Alison Parker .... key costumer (as Alison L. Parker)
Amy Ritchings .... assistant costume designer
Maura Trail .... costume production assistant (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Mike Fay .... first assistant editor (as Michael Fay)
Frederick R. Northrup .... apprentice editor (as Fred Northrup)
Scot Olive .... digital intermediate colorist
Corey Stewart .... digital intermediate engineer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Nancy Allen .... first assistant music editor
John Carbonara .... on-set music assistant
Brooklyn Demme .... composer: additional music
Suzana Peric .... music designer
Suzana Peric .... music editor
Innbo Shim .... music supervisor
Tony Volante .... music mixer
 
Transportation Department
Henry S. Avelin .... transportation captain (as Henry Avelin)
Dennis Kelly .... transportation co-captain
Dennis Radesky .... driver: Mr. Demme
 
Other crew
Mara Alcaly .... location liaison
Mirashyam Blakeslee .... production assistant
Ellen Athena Catsikeas .... assistant location manager
Jessica De La Cruz .... production assistant
Michel DeAscentiis .... production assistant
Greg Derasmo .... representative: Clinica Estetico
Sky Dietrich .... production assistant
Harper Dill .... assistant: Mr. Demme
Massoumeh Emami .... script supervisor
Betty Escobar .... accounting clerk
Jacob Felix .... liaison: Clinica Estetico
Samantha Feltus .... assistant: Ms. Armian
Katherine Frishe .... production assistant
Steve Gilbaud .... production accountant (as Steve Guilbaud)
Caroline Goodman-Thomases .... representative: Clinica Estetico
Michael Hathaway .... assistant: Ms. Hathaway
Joey Levy .... assistant: Mr. Platt
Melissa A. Messick .... production assistant (as Melissa Messick)
Paul Myers .... second assistant accountant
Annie-B. Parson .... choreographer (as Annie-B Parsons)
Holly Pilch .... assistant production coordinator
Kerry Roberts .... payroll accountant
Kevin Rosenberg .... assistant: Mr. Platt
Julie Sage .... production assistant
Michelle Sarama .... post-production accountant
Brennan Shroff .... first assistant accountant
Mary Tobler .... talent liaison
Steve Tozzi .... title designer
Daniel Wagner .... production coordinator
Hunter Whalen .... production assistant
Thomas J. Whelan .... location manager
Jimmy Joe Roche .... footage provider: Baltimore Shopping Network (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Robert Altman .... thank you
Homa Armian .... the producers wish to thank
Jeff Berg .... the producers wish to thank
Roger Corman .... thank you
Leslee Dart .... the producers wish to thank
Ramona Demme .... the producers wish to thank
Arnie Herrmann .... the producers wish to thank
Joanne Howard .... the producers wish to thank
Susan Jacobs .... the producers wish to thank (as Sue Jacobs)
Sidney Lumet .... thank you
Dannel Malloy .... the producers wish to thank: Mayor of Stamford, Connecticut
Elliot Roberts .... thank you
Ken Starr .... the producers wish to thank
Neil Young .... thank you
 
Crew believed to be complete


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MPAA:
Rated R for language and brief sexuality
Runtime:
113 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (DeLuxe)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The dishwasher scene was based on an actual event involving Sidney Lumet and Bob Fosse.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): A scene depicts the family arranging the wedding dinner's table seating, moving around small figurines. Kym is hurt that she is not at the family table. The wedding dinner turns out to be held on the lawn, with small tables at which guests can choose their own seat.See more »
Quotes:
Susanna Galeano:I was wondering, have you ever thought about public relations?
Kym:The public's kind of afraid of me.
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Dread Natty CongoSee more »

FAQ

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126 out of 198 people found the following review useful.
Rachel Gets Married, Audience Gets Headache, 11 October 2008
Author: IraSez from United States

A great performance by Anne Hathaway and a good story gets lost inside a horribly shot and edited film. Way to many "why did they do this" questions, way to many overly long scenes, and quite possibly the worst use of hand held camera technology in recent memory. 2 or 3 scenes could have been cut by more then half and gotten twice the effect. The use of music became annoying. People were walking out claiming to be nauseous, have headaches, etc. Would love to see have seen one steady shot, one establishing shot, one non-closeup. With that said, was worth seeing just for the performance of Anne Hathaway who was a revelation and now catapults to the head of the class of the 20 something acting class. This emotional performance marks a turning point in her career and makes me want to revisit some of her past performances to see what was there.

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