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Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  16 August 2012 (New Zealand)
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A young woman frets upstairs in her family's country manor on her wedding day, fearful she's about to marry the wrong man. Downstairs, both her fiancé and her former lover grow increasingly anxious.

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Eva Traynor ...
Annie
Paola Dionisotti ...
Mrs. Whitstable
Sophie Stanton ...
Millman
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Betty
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Whitstable (as Ken Collard)
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Evelyn
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Robert
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Tom
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Miss Spoon (as Jo Hole)
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Horace Spigott
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Storyline

The last summer, shown in major flashbacks, dashing archaeologist Joseph has brilliantly flirted with upper middle-class girl Annie Thatcham, delighting her cute naughty kid brother Jimmy and even her headless sister Dolly, yet antagonized their mother, stuck-up widow Thatcham. When Annie bluntly refused to accompany him on a Greek excavation, she was sent on Albanian holiday, met stuffy diplomat Owen and got engaged. At the wedding day, the sisters realize she's giving up on her best chance for happiness, and Joseph turns up, but the party guests and obligations keep getting in the way of actually talking it trough. Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for thematic material involving sensuality, and for smoking and brief language | See all certifications »
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16 August 2012 (New Zealand)  »

Also Known As:

Derűs égbolt esküvőre  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$727 (USA) (7 December 2012)

Gross:

$1,949 (USA) (14 December 2012)
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Throughout the movie, Joseph, played by Luke Treadaway is frequently asked about the difference between two identical twins who were invited for the wedding ceremony (he even mocks of them at some point). In real life, Luke is an identical twin of his brother Harry Treadaway who is also an actor. See more »

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Dolly Thatcham: Do you feel less happy if you know you are happy?
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Mairi's Wedding
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By John Roderick Bannerman
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Outside the weather is calm
5 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Inside a storm is brewing!

Director Donald Rice and writer Mary Henely-Magill have created a wonderful story about a collection of maybe stereotypical British characters gathered together at a grand country side estate for a wedding.

The bride, Dolly, realizes she's making a mistake to marry Luke because she still loves Joseph. Joseph shows up to hopefully rescue her from this mistake. But circumstance and the lack of courage in both leave both brokenhearted.

The house fills with silly and forceful characters that create a day of confusion and anger. This is a fun and thoughtful film for those who can tune into subdued British humor.


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