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The Wedding Party (1997)

Thank God He Met Lizzie (original title)
The romantic myth is exposed for Guy when he is plagued by memories of an old girlfriend on his wedding day.

Director:

Cherie Nowlan

Writer:

Alexandra Long
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Roxburgh ... Guy Jamieson
Cate Blanchett ... Lizzie
Frances O'Connor ... Jenny
Linden Wilkinson ... Poppy
John Gaden John Gaden ... Dr. O'Hara
Genevieve Mooy Genevieve Mooy ... Mrs. Jamieson
Michael K. Ross Michael K. Ross ... Mr. Jamieson
Melissa Ippolito Melissa Ippolito ... Catriona younger
Elena Pavli ... Catriona older
Craig Rasmus Craig Rasmus ... Dominic
Rhett Walton Rhett Walton ... Tony
Jeanette Cronin ... Yvette
Arthur Angel ... George
Wadih Dona Wadih Dona ... Angelo (as Wahid Dona)
Celia Ireland ... Cheryl
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Guy marries Lizzie. Dreamy Guy wanders around at his own wedding reception, recalling fond days of the girlfriend that got away; his long-time, de facto relationship with the warm and funny Jenny. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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The love of your life... isn't always the one you marry.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Trivia

Feature film directorial debut of Cherie Nowlan. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Party Goer: What a great party!
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Soundtracks

Santa Baby
Written by Tony Springer (as T. Springer), Joan Javits (as J. Javits) and Philip Springer (as P. Springer)
Performed by Eartha Kitt
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happiness is ...
2 March 2002 | by mpalSee all my reviews

Towards the end of the movie, the Guy character says : "The trouble with happiness is that you don't feel it when it's there. You remember it." And I'm glad to remember that this is one of the very few movies I've ever seen that made me glad and ... (simply) happy.


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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1997 (Australia) See more »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)
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