The Big Wedding

We recently had the opportunity to see a preview of ‘The Big Wedding‘ which comes out next week. Synopsis and trailer below…


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The Big Wedding – Synopsis

With an all-star cast led by Robert DeNiro (Meet the Fockers, Analyze That), Katherine Heigl (27 Dresses), Diane Keaton (Morning Glory, Annie Hall), Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia) and Topher Grace (In Good Company), with Susan Sarandon (Shall We Dance) and Robin Williams (Good Will Hunting), THE BIG WEDDING is an uproarious romantic comedy about a charmingly modern family trying to survive a weekend wedding celebration that has the potential to become a full blown family fiasco.

To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin (De Niro and Keaton) are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son’s wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother unexpectedly decides to fly halfway across the world to attend. With all of the wedding guests looking on, the Griffins are hilariously forced to confront their past, present and future – and hopefully avoid killing each other in the process.


Did we think it was the best film ever? Not really. Did we laugh out loud and would we happily watch it again? Yes, absolutely. It is a great romp of a film, made all the funnier by lots of our favourite actors making fabulous fools of themselves over the thing we and our members spend our time planning and designing – namely, a wedding.

Many of us work with families who work hard to get along in order that their children have wonderful wedding days, but I hope none of us ever has to deal with quite so much craziness. 

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