White Wedding (2010)



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It's modern day South Africa and in Cape Town the beautiful Ayanda (Zandile Msutwana) is just days away from achieving her lifelong dream: the perfect white wedding. The only problem is that her husband-to-be, the loyal, committed Elvis (Kenneth Nkosi) is 1800 kilometres away in Johannesburg. He sets off on Tuesday night by bus to Durban intending to connect with his childhood friend and best-man Tumi (Rapulana Seiphemo). But the plans start to go awry when Tumi doesn't show up at the bus station. Not an auspicious beginning, but this is just the first in many comic and illuminating misadventures they meet along the way. In the end, the two lovers learn that celebrating their union is more about the journey than getting to the church on time.-- (C) Stepping Stone Pictures
PG-13 (for some sexual content)
Art House & International , Comedy , Romance
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Sylvia Mngxekeza
as Ma Valerie
Lulu Nxozi
as Zuki
Jessica Taylor
as Bridal Shop Assistant
Emile Minnie
as Marcel
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All Critics (28) | Top Critics (12)

It's a winning farce, if one that's far too broad.

Full Review… | September 13, 2016
Time Out
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While it's a relief to visit a side of Africa that's not beset by poverty and war, we learn little about the characters.

Full Review… | December 2, 2010
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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A film that chafes, even as it ingratiates.

Full Review… | October 14, 2010
Washington Post
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A tepid, cliché-ridden marriage comedy from South Africa.

Full Review… | October 7, 2010
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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This is a movie so excited to exist that it overwhelms you with plot. Sitting through it is like opening the door to an overloaded closet. Stuff just tumbles out.

Full Review… | October 7, 2010
Boston Globe
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Some scenes are mild fun, but the mishaps that befall our hero aren't especially inventive, and although the South African setting provides a bit of interest, it's never really used incisively.

Full Review… | September 9, 2010
San Francisco Chronicle
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a southern afircan 4 weeddings and a funeral (the goat!) meets "planes, trains and automobiles" good stuff.

Gregory Wood
Gregory Wood

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