Muriel's Wedding Poster

Release Date: March 10th, 1995

DVD Release Date: May 18th, 1999

R|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Socially awkward Muriel Heslop (Toni Collette) wants nothing more than to get married. Unfortunately, due to her oppressive politician father (Bill Hunter), Muriel has never even been on a date. Ostracized by her more socially adept friends, Muriel runs into fellow outcast Rhonda Epinstalk (Rachel Griffiths), and the two move from their small Australian town to the big city of Sydney, where Muriel changes her name and begins the arduous task of redesigning her life to match her fantasies.

Cast: Toni Collette, Bill Hunter, Rachel Griffiths, Jeanie Drynan, Gennie Nevinson, Daniel Lapaine

Director: P.J. Hogan

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Miramax Films

Keywords: Growing up, Small town, Love, Lighthearted, Father, Friend, Marriage, 1990s, Love interest

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Winner Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1995)