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The Wedding Daze Movie Review Summary

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This is a story based on the message that sometimes you need to do something truly insane and really put yourself out there to find love. The main character is a man in his 20s (name is Anderson) who is preparing to propose to his girlfriend. He shows up to a restaurant dressed as cupid to propose but while he is on his way his girlfriend falls in love with the waiter, foreshadowing that she is not the one for him. When Anderson proposes his girlfriend has a heart attack and dies on the spot. Distraught Anderson falls into a slump and spends several months shut up in his apartment living like a slob. Finally his best friend drags him out of his apartment and forces him to go to a dinner. At the dinner his friend tries to encourage Anderson to get back out there. Clearly as a joke Anderson then turns to his waitress, Katie, and asks her to marry him. She surprises him by saying yes. It is later revealed that Katie was proposed to recently by her boyfriend who is more or less insane, extremely obnoxious, and whom she does not want to marry (but whom her parents love). Anderson and Katie then run off and after some discussion decide they are really going to get married. Katie runs home, gets her things, and moves in with Anderson. They have plenty of awkward moments together, especially those moments involving their parents (both sets of which are completely nuts: her father has a workshop of Jewish themed toys, his parents act wholesome but are in fact complete sex freaks). At one point Anderson lies to Katie about his deceased ex-girlfriend. When she later finds out about his lie they break up and she runs off to her circus performer friends (who actually work at the dinner). They both momentarily think it was insane of them to start this relationship but they finally realize they do in fact love each other. They decide that they will in fact get married and run off to Atlantic city along with the circus friends and the main character's best friend (who steals the car they use to get there). While they are racing to Atlantic city all kinds of antics come up with the parents and even the waitress's ex-boyfriend joins the race to Atlantic city. They all end up getting arrested for one reason or another (most of them for the stolen car, one set of parents for armed robbery...) and all end up at the jailhouse together. They manage to escape jail, steal a police van, and finally have their wedding. However, when they walk out they are immediately arrested by a group of cheerful policemen who seem reluctant to do so but not before getting a hilarious group shot where you can see that everyone has found their rightful match.
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Best part of story, including ending: This movie is hilarious and it is very unique. It is not your cookie cutter romcom.

Best scene in story: For me the most hilarious (although completely non-pc) moment in the movie is when Katie is moving out of her house to move in with Anderson. Her circus performer friend, Matador comes in help her with her luggage. In a perfectly delivered moment of absurdity he looks at Katie's step father (who is wearing a yamaka) and says "I like your Jew hat".

Opinion about the main character: The thing I disliked the most about Anderson was his inability to just be honest about his ex-girlfriend.

The review of this Movie prepared by Andreina Mundarain a Level 2 American Robin scholar

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   upset over past loss of someone

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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