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White Wedding (2009)

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A young groom and his best man lost on the road trip to the wedding, run into a young English doctor.

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Jann Turner
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kenneth Nkosi Kenneth Nkosi ... Elvis
Rapulana Seiphemo Rapulana Seiphemo ... Tumi
Jodie Whittaker ... Rose
Zandile Msutwana Zandile Msutwana ... Ayanda
Marcel van Heerden Marcel van Heerden ... Fanie van Zyl
Sylvia Mngxekeza Sylvia Mngxekeza ... Ma Valerie
Lulu Nxozi Lulu Nxozi ... Zuki
Jessica Haines Jessica Haines ... Daisy
Mbulelo Grootboom Mbulelo Grootboom ... Tony
Sandy Mzolo Sandy Mzolo ... Gloria
Emile Minnie Emile Minnie ... Marcel
Geoffrey Mbenge Geoffrey Mbenge ... Old man
Frances Ndlazilwana Frances Ndlazilwana ... Gogo
Dan Robbertse Dan Robbertse ... Len
Grant Swanby ... Slang
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Storyline

Elvis, a loyal, committed, very decent bridegroom-to-be, leaves Johannesburg to pick up his best friend and best man Tumi in Durban. The two then begin the journey to Capetown to start rehearsing for Elvis' wedding to the beautiful Ayandawill then journey on to Cape Town to begin rehearsals for Elvis's wedding to the beautiful Ayanda. An appealing, feel-good movie about love, commitment, intimacy, friendship, and the host of maddening obstacles that can get in the way of a happy ending. Written by The Film Catalogue

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Everyone is invited to the wedding of the year.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

South Africa

Language:

Zulu | Afrikaans | Xhosa | English

Release Date:

29 April 2009 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

Matrimonio in bianco See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,005, 5 September 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$10,908, 12 September 2010
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Stepping Stone Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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South Africa's official submission to 82nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2010. See more »

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Sweet, witty film that shows there is a place for everyone in South Africa.
21 May 2009 | by JeffersonCodySee all my reviews

WHITE WEDDING with Kenneth Nkosi, Rapulana Seiphemo, Jodie Whittaker, Zandile Msutwana and Marcel van Heerden, directed by Jann Turner.

Cinema-goers looking for a funny, big-hearted comedy with characters one can relate to, will enjoy Jann Turner's rather delightful South African film. A road trip movie made on a budget of R6 million, it tells the story of the down-to-earth Elvis (Kenneth Nkosi) who is about to be married. He catches a bus from Johannesburg to Durban where he meets up with his best man, Tumi ("Jerusalema" star, Rapulana Seiphemo). From here the two guys must travel to Cape Town where the lovely Ayunda (Zandile Msutwana) is anxiously awaiting their arrival. Of course nothing goes right on the long journey and when the boys get lost in the Eastern Cape and reluctantly allow British visitor Rose (Jodie Whittaker, who starred opposite Peter 'O Toole in "Venus") to join them, it seems as if their problems can only get worse. Can they make it to the wedding on time? With a splendid leading man turn from the lovable, hilarious Nkosi (he played the cooked lawyer in "Jerusalema"), a warm and winning script (by Seiphemo, Turner and Nkosi) and plenty of romance to go with the laughs, this feel-good comedy hits the spot. "White Wedding" is a sweet, witty film that shows there is a place for everyone in South Africa. Even the old-school Afrikaners have hearts of gold.

MY RATING: 6 out of 10.


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