The Wedding Plan

2016

Comedy / Romance

4
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 86%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 65%
IMDb Rating 6.6 10 745

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Reviewed by mikesil 5 / 10

disappointing

I had loved the director's previous film, Fill The Void, and was eager to see this follow-up, which also featured an Orthodox protagonist facing an unusual marriage situation. The film was neither very dramatic, nor comedic, and, unlike Fill The Void, totally lacked a believable premise or plot. No problem with the acting, but I felt the screenplay was seriously lacking. So much overwrought angst! The male suitors were either pretty faces or obviously tainted; none had any character development. Some serious editing problems and mistakes seemed to leave me, and other members of the audience I talked with, baffled over certain actions and plot machinations.

By the end, I felt let down by this film. The movie plan was as thin as the wedding plan.

Reviewed by latka-2 8 / 10

Humorous, thought provoking, and spiritual look at a marriage decision

The movie centers around the decision of one Haredi (commonly called ultra-orthodox ) Israeli Jewish thirty-something woman's decision of if/when/whom to marry. She has been having trouble finding just the right person for herself, partly because of the men she has been meeting but partly because she is an unconventional woman in a number of ways. When her engagement is broken off , she has an unusual reaction which is the linchpin for the rest of the movie including an ending which may be surprising to some.

The movie was billed as a romantic comedy; there are indeed plenty of humorous moments, but I think it's real attraction is the issues it raises about the process of deciding to get married, what one is looking for and how it can be related to issues of faith. And although it involves the Haredi Jewish world, I think the insights and themes apply to other cultures as well , while at the same time the movie provides an entertaining window into the Haredi world.

The movie is very well directed and acted and went by quickly. Contraryto another review posted here, the audience I saw it clapped heartily at the end and lingered afterwards. Recommended.

Reviewed by Quietb-1 5 / 10

Cute premise, not well executed.

If you see only one chick flick in Hebrew this year it's OK. It's a written and directed by movie that isn't well written or well directed. It's one of those movies where the scenes are virtually interchangeable. How many guys does she have to meet? Would one more or less matter? The cinematography is too in your face. Plenty of too close close ups.

The lead actress shleps the movie along on her back. She is on screen every second. It's a good performance with plenty of staring just past the camera lens. The ending feels forced and written, but this had to eventually be over.

It's an extremely small movie that will get limited distribution. No need to see it in a theater as it will play as well on a home platform.

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