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This improvised mockumentary has its funny and even sweet moments, but it's not as witty or sharp as Christopher Guest's offerings.



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"Confetti" is a hilarious and affectionate comedy that follows three couples as they fight it out to win a bridal magazine contest for 'Most Original Wedding of the Year.' The film features an ensemble of comedy talents including Martin Freeman (The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, Love Actually, 'The Office'), Jessica Stevenson (Shaun Of The Dead, Spaced, The Royle Family), Stephen Mangan (Green Wing), Felicity Montagu (I'm Alan Partridge), Rob Webb (Peep Show), award-winning comedian Jimmy Carr and Alison Steadman (Topsy-Turvy, Life Is Sweet).

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Martin Freeman
as Matt Norris
Jessica Hynes
as Sam Whiston
Stephen Mangan
as Josef Worral
Meredith MacNeill
as Isabelle Fontaine
Robert Webb
as Michael Collier
Olivia Colman
as Joanna Roberts
Selina Cadell
as Joanna's Mother
Jimmy Carr
as Antoni
Ron Cook
as Sam's Father
Julia Davis
as Marriage Counsellor
Sarah Hadland
as Sam's Sister
Alison Steadman
as Sam's Mother
Jesus de Miguel
as Tennis Coach
Kate Smallwood
as Vivienne's Assistant
Mark Heap
as Registrar
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Critic Reviews for Confetti

All Critics (76) | Top Critics (27)

  • It's inspired, glorious chaos.

    Sep 23, 2006 | Rating: B+

    Tasha Robinson

    AV Club
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  • What works for Christopher Guest's dedicated comedy troupe (and it doesn't always work) isn't so easy to imitate, especially with actors lacking in basic improv skills.

    Sep 22, 2006 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • There's some genuine heart here, particularly in Sam and Matt's subplot.

    Sep 22, 2006 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • A deliciously mean and fluffy little mockumentary.

    Sep 22, 2006 | Rating: 4/5
  • As is typical of many weddings, the planning drags, and so does the movie.

    Sep 22, 2006 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • With barely a laugh to be found, Confetti takes the 'mock' right out of the mockumentary.

    Sep 22, 2006 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Confetti


This film I'm afraid was absolute rubbish, the worst of British Comedy

Lady D'arbanville
Lady D'arbanville

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Weird of three wedding couples in the competition. I dislike tennis and nudity couples because they look ridiculous in their wedding bliss.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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This is what happens when there is literally no script,everthing improvised.

Roy Gutteridge
Roy Gutteridge

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This is definitely one of the funniest movies I've seen all year. The style is Best in Show and A Mighty Wind; except it's made by Brits and is sometimes more outrageous and comically unpredictable. The film follows three couples in London who are in the process of getting married. Confetti magazine (a bridal mag) wants to pay for their weddings...if they can come up with the most creative concept. So, we meet a couple who wants a Broadway Melody-wedding; a couple who would adore a tennis-themed party; and another couple who want to be married in the nude (they're naturists.) What follows is a series of events that are both outrageous and extraordinary all at once. The performances are top-notch and delivered with such deadpan reassurance, that you wonder how these people got through the scenes with a straight face. Definitely check this one out on DVD (as I'm sure it's already gone from theatres.) And don't miss-out on one of the funniest comedies of the year.

Rico Zamora
Rico Zamora

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