• Margot at the Wedding (2007)

Margot at the Wedding

Release Date: November 16th, 2007

DVD Release Date: February 19th, 2008

R |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

Self-absorbed writer Margot (Nicole Kidman) and her young son arrive at her family's seaside home as surprise guests at the wedding of her sister Pauline (Jennifer Jason Leigh). The siblings are estranged, and hope to reconcile during their weekend visit. However, all hope for a peaceful reunion disintegrates when Margot tries to convince Pauline not to marry her ne'er-do-well fiance, Malcolm (Jack Black).

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jack Black, John Turturro, Ciarán Hinds, Zane Pais, Flora Cross, Hallet Feiffer

Director: Noah Baumbach

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Scott Rudin Productions

Keywords: New York City, Love, Son, Quest, Family, Daughter, Amusing, Sister, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Some call Margot a comedy. For me, it is a tragedy impaled by comic moments. show more

  • 90
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Noah Baumbach has followed up his acclaimed 2005 breakthrough "The Squid and the Whale" with another wryly observed, giddily cringe-inducing, bracingly original winner. show more

  • 100
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    Baumbach’s achievement stings. It also has the sureness of tone and direction of a Chekhov story. show more

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