After years running an orphanage in India, Isabel is invited back to New York by a donor. Despite her hesitations, she finds herself on a plane and then meeting the woman behind the potential donation. But feels trapped after she is told to wait until after the donor’s daughter’s wedding which she is invited to as well.
As if the situation didn’t feel awkward enough, Isabel finds that her ex is the father of the bride and that is only where the secrets start. While the movie is a bit slow at times, and a tad predictable, it is an interesting story to watch. Although it is almost identical to the 2006 After the Wedding movie, it’s a nice update and refreshing change to the story.
After the Wedding brings to the surface family secrets and anyone involved wont be the same again. After the Wedding is in theaters everywhere today!
About AFTER THE WEDDING:
As if driven by an inescapable force, Isabel (Michelle Williams) has devoted her life to running an orphanage in a Calcutta slum. With funds running dry, a potential donor, who requires she travel from India to New York, to deliver a presentation in-person, contacts Isabel. At first balking at the demand of an uncommitted philanthropist, she relents, and travels to a city she deliberately hasn’t returned to in over two decades.
Once in New York, Isabel lands uncomfortably in the sight line of the orphanage’s possible benefactor, Theresa Young (Julianne Moore), a multimillionaire media mogul accustomed to getting what she wants. From the glittering skyscraper where she runs her successful business, to the glorious Oyster Bay estate, where she lives happily with her artist husband, Oscar Carlson (Billy Crudup), 21-year-old daughter, Grace (Abby Quinn), and eight year-old twins, Theo and Otto, Theresa’s life couldn’t appear to be more perfect and different from Isabel’s. But appearances are only skin deep and the two women have more in common than meets the eye.
While Isabel thinks she’ll soon be returning to her beloved orphanage, Theresa has other plans. She insists Isabel attend Grace’s wedding at the family’s estate. The joyful event becomes a catalyst for a revelation that upends the lives of both women, and the people who love them most. (SONY PICTURES CLASSICS)
This film is rated PG-13.
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