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The Wedding Tackle

The Wedding Tackle

Rami Dvir (2000)

89min
15 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Take a comedy of errors, toss in some soap-opera crises and lace with innuendo, and the result is this glorified British sitcom about an eventful stag night. The ensemble cast gives it everything, but the characters feel like dismally uncool outcasts from This Life, with each infantile, groin-motivated male trying to squirm out of (or wriggle into) the affections of their marginally more mature female counterparts. Skeletons fall out of the cupboard with alarming regularity, but the brash self-obsession of the revellers makes it difficult to warm to Rami Dvir's film.

Summary

An all-day stag do descends into deceit and confusion when the groom-to-be gets a bad case of cold feet, unaware his envious friend is plotting his downfall anyway. Chaos ensues as members of the wedding party engage in double-dealing and back-stabbing - all in the name of lust. Incompetent comedy, with the dismal script only compounded by bad acting from stars including James Purefoy, Tony Slattery, Neil Stuke and ex-EastEnder Leslie Grantham.

Cast & Crew

Mr Mac Adrian Dunbar
Hal James Purefoy
Little Ted Tony Slattery
Salty Neil Stuke
George Leslie Grantham
Clodagh Victoria Smurfit
Vinni Susan Vidler
Petula Amanda Redman
Felicity Sara Stockbridge
Director Rami Dvir
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Viking Guidance: Contains violence and swearing. Available on: Available on video and DVD Released on: 11 Aug 2000

Comedy

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