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Second Hand Wedding (2008)

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A small film with a big heart, SECOND HAND WEDDING is a bittersweet dramatic comedy set in the present, in a time when trademe and e-bay threaten the primeval urge for a firsthand crack at ... See full summary »

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A small film with a big heart, SECOND HAND WEDDING is a bittersweet dramatic comedy set in the present, in a time when trademe and e-bay threaten the primeval urge for a firsthand crack at the second-hand. Jill keeps the dream alive until she is forced to confront the habits of a lifetime and concede that no bargain is worth her daughter's happiness. Father of the bride, Brian, quips that Cheryl's upcoming wedding will be the first time anyone in the Rose family has given something away - and that's the crux of it. Written by Anonymous

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Small story, quirky characters, great views of NZ
10 August 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie starts slowly but draws you into the life of a family with one daughter, about to get married if only she can avoid her mother's penchant for doing things on the cheap.

The actors are quietly confident in their roles, very believable as a family and group of friends. There are no token celebrities or models in this probably inexpensively made film, the characters are ordinary people going through a couple of months of excitement, disappointment, fear and happiness, with lots of laughs thrown in. Yes the storyline is predictable, but since much of life is too, that doesn't make this film anything but good.

You will shed a few tears, get lots of laughs from the garage sales and the mad characters shopping there, shudder at some of the images which may be too close to home (think gnomes), and ultimately leave the theatre smiling. Not a bad thing I feel.


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