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Muriel's Wedding

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Muriel's Wedding

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
106 minutes
performer:
Toni Collette, Bill Hunter, Rachel Griffiths
director:
P.J. Hogan
author:
74499
genre:
Comedy

We gave it an A-

Word of mouth elevated the offbeat Australian comedy Muriel’s Wedding into an unlikely hit (for a movie whose characters speak with funny accents, that is). Now video ought to convince those who still doubt they’d enjoy a foreign picture about an ugly duckling (the delightful Collette) who metamorphoses into a, well, an ugly duckling, but one who knows that swans aren’t the only birds that can fly. This is that rarity, an appealing and expressive film that is truly for everyone. But it’s the misunderstood who will love it most. A-

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