At the wedding of an old friend, Rebecca finds herself questioning, for the umpteenth time in her young adult life... is marriage really the mark of success for a single woman? Somehow she's managed to be a bridesmaid this summer more times than she can count and always remains the object of everyone's pity, when was she getting married was the topic of the day. She has seen the cookie-cutter marriages of her friends, desperate to not be alone, and wants nothing to do with that life. She doesn't understand why everyone can't see how antiquated this idea of marriage has become. At this same wedding, Don Fensterdortin, has just been dumped minutes before the ceremony begins. He's a hopeless romantic who, although he might not have been in love with Vanessa, certainly dreamt of the day he would get down on one knee and ask her to be his. Through the dancing, boozing and bouquet toss these two people find themselves questioning all of their pre-conceived ideas of life and love, and how ...Written by
Colette Freedman as a writer and the incredibly talented actors, producer, and director say more in a short time than I have seen in many full length movies.
So much is said and implied and the humor is truly outstanding. Each gesture says a whole paragraph. The movie surely portrays a situation that is all too common in our world and yet is not talked about in the review of the beauty of weddings.
I am so happy I happened upon this movie and now will await hearing the prizes it receives.
This movie is surely a winner! What else has this talented writer written?
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