• Rachel Getting Married (2008)

Rachel Getting Married

Release Date: October 3rd, 2008

DVD Release Date: March 10th, 2009

R |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

As an affluent New England family prepares for one daughter's wedding, another named Kym (Anne Hathaway) -- just out of her latest stint in rehab -- whirls into town causing upheaval. The sister, Rachel (Rosemarie DeWitt), is more than a bit resentful of Kym's antics taking center stage, and as time ticks by, long-simmering family tensions come boiling to the surface.

Cast: Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt, Bill Irwin, Debra Winger, Tunde Adebimpe, Mather Zickel, Anisa George, Anna Deavere Smith

Director: Jonathan Demme

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Clinica Estetico, Marc Platt Productions

Keywords: 2000s, Mother, Brooding, Sister, Deception, Family, Rivalry, Father

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Rick GroenThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Intriguing, disturbing, uplifting evocation. In fact, to watch this film is to engage in participatory art -- for better and for worse, through sickness and in health, we're drawn deeply in. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A friend asked: "Wouldn't you love to attend a wedding like that?" In a way, I felt I had. Yes, I began to feel absorbed in the experience. A few movies can do that, can slip you out of your mind and into theirs. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A film whose lightness of touch rides a wave of family conflict to perfectly balance smiles and tears. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)