A Wake In Providence (2005)

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Anthony (Vincent Pagano) is a white fledging actor who is in a happy relationship with Alissa (Victoria Rowell), who is beautiful, gainfully employed, and black. In spite of being sharply reminded that it has been 30 years since Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Anthony is reluctant to introduce her to his large traditional-minded family. Yet when Alissa does accompany Anthony home when his grandfather dies, he learns that race is only one of many issues this eccentric family contends with; two of … More

Rating: R (for language and some sexual content.)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Jane Milmore, Mike Pagano, Vincent Pagano, Billy Van Zandt
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On DVD: Nov 7, 2006
Runtime:
Indican Pictures

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as Frankie

as Aunt Lidia

as Claudia

as Gram Baldassarre

as Uncle Guy

as Aunt Elaine

as Uncle Joe

as Aunt Alma

as Uncle Sal
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Critic Reviews for A Wake In Providence

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A warm-hearted ethnic comedy in the vein of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

November 10, 2005
New York Times
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The performers' warmth and air of good cheer make one forgiving of the film's predictability.

Full Review… | November 10, 2005
L.A. Weekly
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Hilarious and filled with wonderful characters and situations.

Full Review… | April 15, 2005
San Francisco Chronicle
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Zesty indie comedy from Rhode Island is a winner, with ethnic humor easily mixing with universal truths about dealing with families.

Full Review… | April 13, 2005
Variety
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Full Review… | February 11, 2006
Los Angeles Times
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[A] witless farce.

Full Review… | November 11, 2005
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