A Wedding (1978)

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Released 6-Feb-2006
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Robert Altman, the award-winning director of M*A*S*H, and GOSFORD PARK, again assembles a stunning ensemble cast for this hilarious story of two very different families drawn together for love...and money.

Driven by a Golden Globe-nominated performance from Carol Burnett, and a remarkable turn by an understated Mia Farrow as the sister of the bride, A WEDDING is part comedy of manners, part social farce, as a society wedding deteriorates into inter-tribal chaos.

When the senile celebrant forgets the vows, an upper-crust marriage between Dino Corelli (Desi Arnaz Jr.) and Muffin Brenner (Amy Styker) gets off to a shaky start: but when the wealthy Corelli and Brenner families converge on the lavish wedding reception, revelations of drug addiction, mafia connections and infidelities - played out brilliantly within Altman's trademark zoom lenses - rise to a dramatic, shambolic conclusion. Following his hit NASHVILLE, Altman's riotous take on the institution of marriage was released in 1978 to great critical acclaim and remains a masterpiece of modern filmmaking.

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Desi Arnaz Jr.
Carol Burnett
Geraldine Chaplin
Howard Duff
Mia Farrow
Vittorio Gassman
Lillian Gish
Nina Van Pallandt
John Cromwell
Paul Dooley
Peggy Ann Garner
Lauren Hutton
Viveca Lindfors
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Robert Altman
John Hotchkis
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Comedy 1978 120 576i (PAL) 1 2 3 4 5 6
Widescreen 2.30:1, 16x9 Enhanced
English Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s)
Main Menu Audio, Interviews-Crew-Robert Altman, Trailer-A Decade Under The Influence, Don's Party, , Trailer-Matewan, La Dolce Vita
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