After watching hundreds of films, Andrei Weddings brings you a Top 10 Films about weddings. Which one tops your list?
10. The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
Cast: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Alison Brie, Chris Pratt, Jacki Weaver, Rhys Ifans, Mimi Kennedy, David Paymer, Jim Piddock, Mindy Kaling and Kevin Hart
Synposis: In San Francisco, after a year's relationship, Tom proposes to Violet; she accepts. She's an experimental psychologist, hoping for a post-doc at Cal. He's a sous chef who runs the kitchen when the chef is away. When Cal falls through and she gets an offer in Ann Arbor, Tom agrees to support the move, turning down a job as chef at a new restaurant. The move requires postponing the wedding. At Michigan, Violet is in her element, but Tom is underemployed and frustrated; he's Stoic for a while, but when two years in Michigan become four, Tom's frustrations boil over, and on the eve of yet another wedding date, they must make a choice. Is there any other alternative? (source: IMDb)
Why is it worth watching: The plot captures your attention as it combines romance, drama, comedy and black humour, just in the right doses. It is an enjoyable, funny movie that portrays the modern day conflict of a couple, each with a career of their own.Who gives up what and why and how willing are they to accept the true full meaning of the compromise. There are several good points made and good analogies used.
Here's the official trailer: