The Big Wedding (2013)

Posted: August 30, 2013 in -
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While not very consequential, The Big Wedding with Robert DeNiro, Diane Keaton and Robin Williams is pretty funny.  Some tacked-on content involves racist in-laws, but the story is about dysfunctional Connecticut families.

This is first-time director Justin Zackham’s adaptation of a European film.  That was his way in, and the funny characters attracted big name talent to the project.  It was good to see DeNiro in an unexpected role as a horn dog artist living in a snooty upper class milieu.  No spoilers, but don’t expect groundbreaking.

 

Few people will know that the September 11th attack was also code-named “The Big Wedding,” which is an important book on the topic…

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