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Margot at the Wedding

3 Ratings: 2.3
A movie directed by Noah Baumbach.

The porcelain beauty of Nicole Kidman provides the perfect face for narcissism inMargot at the Wedding, writer/director Noah Baumbach's follow-up to his justly praisedThe Squid and the Whale. When Margot (Kidman) comes to attend the wedding of her … see full wiki

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Director: Noah Baumbach
Release Date: November 16, 2007
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about Margot at the Wedding
review by . May 20, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
Margot (played with a vibrant but unstable combination of self-possession and fragility by Nicole Kidman) rages at her husband, insisting he not pretend to be understanding, in an effort to prove to him and herself her independence but also clearly to damage the one who treats her with a kindness she believes she cannot deserve. His response is to take off his sweater and put it over her shoulders -- and then she breaks down and weeps and holds him. She hadn't known that she was so cold.     Thi …
review by . February 23, 2008
Noah Baumbach creates strange films, movies that are low budget in appearance (except for the sterling casts he assembles), dicey stories about dysfunctional people (and there is obviously a mirror here for seeing our own dysfunctional traits), moods that suggest the films of Ingmar Bergman shot with camera work that blurs the line of reality and fantasy, and in the end films that initiate discussion (both arguing for and against the quality of time the viewers have just spent). His are message …
review by . February 22, 2008
(2.5) Few know the dysfunctional family like Noah Baumbach. Just like `The Squid and the Whale' before it, `Margot at the Wedding' has at least one parent who is a writer and the head of a family constantly at odds with each other.    Our titled heroine (Nicole Kidman) goes to her sister's wedding with her son, Claude (Zane Pais). Sister Pauline (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is expecting, a fact she confides with Margot, but not with the husband-to-be. A few times in the movie, they …
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