The Wedding Banquet

The Wedding Banquet

DVD - 2004
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Comedy about the age-old conflict between parents and their children. In New York, the Taiwanese half of a gay couple hopes to end his parents' matchmaking by announcing that he's engaged. What he doesn't count on is that they'll fly in to meet the bride and plan the nuptials!
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, 2004
Edition: widescreen presentation
Branch Call Number: DVD 791.4372 WED
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Feb 23, 2018

This was an expected delight. The challenges of a mixed gay marriage - Asian and Caucasian. The challenges of fooling the Asian parents, has entertaining and sad moments. It has a great ending. Well worth a watch.

BoyOhBoy Nov 29, 2013

Ang Lee is such an eclectic director. This early film of his is funny and sweet with endearing characters. For me, it evokes screwball comedies of the 1930s.

oO_Oo Nov 02, 2013

Directed and written by Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger, Life of Pi ...), this is a fun film. It's in English and Mandarin with subtitles available in English, Spanish and French. Unfortunately the DVD does not have Chinese subtitles. I first saw this about twenty years ago and now I want to watch Eat Drink Man Woman again. There is a feature with Ang Lee on the Wedding Banquet DVD where he talks about how he came to write these movies.

teacupfaerie Sep 12, 2010

OMG so funny. I loved this movie and would recommend it to all I know!

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