After the Wedding

critic Reviews

, 45% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • After the Wedding benefits from solid casting and strong source material, yet proves stubbornly resistant to spark to emotional life.
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    Clarisse LoughreyIndependent (UK)
    For all of After the Wedding's narrative twists and turns, there's nothing here that feels close to earth-shaking.
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    Tim RobeyDaily Telegraph (UK)
    Something about the story feels patly subservient, as if the film had no urgent issue to address but some good actors available to emote on cue.
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    Peter BradshawGuardian
    The mystery has been dialled down, the treacle dialled up, and what we are left with is basically Eat Pray Love 2.
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    Caitlin QuinlanLittle White Lies
    A limp and forgettable narrative gives us little to hold on to.
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    Paul ByrnesSydney Morning Herald
    When a story earns it, most of us are happy to give up some tears; this one only thinks it does. That kills emotion, offering a facsimile of drama rather than the real thing.
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    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    Character judgments aside, "After the Wedding" wants emotional fireworks but comes up with duds.
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    Leigh PaatschHerald Sun (Australia)
    What this unusually static affair lacks in urgency, it does make up for with committed, intuitive acting.
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    Jorge Ignacio CastilloPlanet S Magazine
    The gender flip turns After the Wedding into a decent feminist statement, albeit one without the edge of the original.
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    Caroline SiedeThe Spool
    [It] doesn't fully trust its own story and tries to dress it up with an air of ominous mystery that winds up undercutting the drama rather than adding to it.
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    Julian Lytleidobi.com
    See it. After the Wedding deals well with the complicated nature of regret in the adult world.
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