Efter brylluppet (After the Wedding)
Efter brylluppet (After the Wedding) (2006)

A multi-millionaire wants to know how much his money can really buy in this drama from Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier. Though born and raised in Denmark, Jacob Peterson (Mads Mikkelsen) has made a life for himself in India, where he runs an… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 24, 2006
DVD Release Date: July 10, 2007
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The cast brings After the Wedding's melodramatic script to life, creating a movie that is emotionally raw and satisfying.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Lovely, dense and surprising.

Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

Bier's not timid about tossing any number of volatile ingredients into an already-simmering pot.

Joumane Chahine
Film Comment Magazine

There's nothing quite as devastating as tragedy treated with sharp and precise Northern European restraint.

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Jonathan F. Richards

One of the more interesting themes of this movie is the question of which is more important to a cause, the man or the money.

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Michael Booth
Denver Post

You leave the movie feeling exhausted, argumentative and exhilarated, surely the sign of a powerful film in any language.

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Heather Huntington

As a critic, I don't always have the luxury of choosing everything I see. And a lucky thing, too, because director Susanne Bier's After the Wedding is making a strong argument that my instincts about Danish cinema are wrong wrong wrong.

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Eleanor Ringel Cater
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Yes, they throw more than rice at this Wedding, but it's all in service of an astutely observed and sometimes shattering human drama.

Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It's a traumatic journey peeling away those layers of secrecy, repression and regret, but the actors are equal to those hyper-emotional demands. After the Wedding is a story told with unsparing honesty and skill.

Jean-François Vandeuren

Une oeuvre aussi sincère que les intentions de ses protagonistes qui épate par l'efficacité d'une mise en scènes dont les rouages se veulent entièrement au service du discours

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Jan Marc Macababayao
After The Wedding is a meaningful tale of two fathers sharing the same challenges on love, family, sorrow, and irony. A potent strong argument on life… More
Craig Sutcliffe
<u><b>Directed by:</u></b> Susanne Bier. <u><b>Starring:</u></b> Mads Mikkelsen, Rolf Lassgård, Sidse Babett… More
Sarah Gaish
A film that really delves deep into the psyche of a family struggling with the family secret that gets revealed, only to reveal another. Some strong… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"champagne is poured... secrets are spilled."</i> A multi-millionaire wants to know how much his money can really buy in this drama… More
Cassandra Maples
I knew nothing about this film before going to see it except that it was Oscar nominated and starred Bond's 'Casino Royale' foe Mads Mikkelsen.… More
Bruce Bruce
Beyond any shadow of a doubt the very best movie I have ever seen. This writer has captured every emotion that a person can have. I listen to it in Dutch with… More