Brúđguminn (White Night Wedding)
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Brúđguminn (White Night Wedding)
With Bruoguminn (AKA White Night Wedding), Icelandic cause-célébré director Baltasar Kormákur updates the Chekhov play Ivanov and geographically transports it to the island of Flatey, just off the Icelandic coast. At the outset of the tale, literature professor Jon prepares to wed onetime student Thora, the daughter of the region's most prosperous clan. Sadly, however, disadvantageous circumstances threaten to stand in the way of the couple's happiness, including a fiscal dispute between the family of the bride and the family of the bridegroom, and by Jon's complicated past - a… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 29%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A bitter mush of random emotions."
‑ David Cornelius, DVDTalk.com
"The films uneasy shifts in tone disrupt the sense of rhythm needed for the comic elements to work."
‑ Christopher Long, Movie Metropolis
"...it's almost impossible work up any enthusiasm for the foibles of the various characters thanks to an emphasis on eye-rolling instances of quirkiness and melodrama."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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