• Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012)

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Cheerful Weather for the Wedding Poster

Release Date: December 7th, 2012

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 2013

PG|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
On the day of her wedding, an ambivalent bride (Felicity Jones) locks herself in her bedroom while her family -- and former lover (Luke Treadaway) -- await downstairs.

Cast: Felicity Jones, Luke Treadaway, Elizabeth McGovern, James Norton, Mackenzie Crook, Fenella Woolgar, Zoe Tapper, Julian Wadham

Director: Donald Rice

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Cheerful Productions, Goldcrest Films Ltd.

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The comic relief, an attempt to buoy the sinking feeling of Dolly and Joseph's difficulties, steals away the emotional weight of their story. The dominance of the madcap side of the film's split personality lays an airy veneer over Dolly and Joseph's woes, making them seem inconsequential - as unsubstantial as an observation about wedding-day weather. show more

  • There is one bright spot. Ellie Kendrick plays Dolly's silly, breathlessly romantic little sister, Kitty. show more

  • A sustained balancing act between dry upper-crust cynicism and pent-up passions, Donald Rice's Cheerful Weather for the Wedding maintains its uneasy stasis long enough to frustrate some romance-hungry viewers while tantalizing those for whom withheld pleasure is the whole point. show more

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