Michelle Williams & Julianne Moore in Trailer for 'After the Wedding'

June 6, 2019
Source: YouTube

After the Wedding Trailer

"You tell her or I will." Sony Classics has unveiled the official trailer for the film After the Wedding, an English-language remake of the Danish film of the same name (released in 2006) directed by Susanne Bier. This premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year as one of the Opening Night films, showcasing the talent of the two lead actresses - Michelle Williams and Julianne Moore. Williams plays the manager of an orphanage in Kolkata, who travels to New York City to meet a millionaire benefactor. What starts out as a simple drama, turns into an intense interpersonal thriller, with some big twists and turns which this trailer hints at. Co-starring Billy Crudup, Abby Quinn, Will Chase, Doris McCarthy, and Eisa Davis. This trailer alone shows how talented of an actress Michelle Williams is, and how great it is to see her in any film.

Here's the official US trailer for Bart Freundlich's After the Wedding, direct from SPC's YouTube:

After the Wedding Poster

Isabel (Michelle Williams) has dedicated her life to working with the children in an orphanage in Calcutta. Theresa (Julianne Moore) is the multimillionaire head of a major media company who lives with her artist husband (Billy Crudup) and their twin boys in New York. When word comes to Isabel of a mysterious and generous grant for the financially struggling orphanage, she must go to New York to meet the benefactor — Theresa — in person. After the Wedding is written and directed by American writer / filmmaker Bart Freundlich, of the films The Myth of Fingerprints, World Traveler, Catch That Kid, Trust the Man, The Rebound, and Wolves previously. Based on the original Danish film written by Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen. This premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. Sony Pictures Classics will release Freundlich's After the Wedding remake in select theaters starting on August 9th later this summer.

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Kind of regret seeing the trailer as this might be one of those films that where the less you know the better. Michelle Williams and Billy Crudup are fine actors and need more quality work/exposure.

THE_RAW_ on Jun 6, 2019


This looks like one of those fine films I am absolutely prepared to watch. No need to mention the great cast that will probably do terrific job here, that part is obvious ...

shiboleth on Jun 6, 2019


God, I love Michelle Williams...such a great actress and beauty. She killed it as Gwen Verdon in Fosse/Verdon...she just has to win something for that. This looks good.

kitano0 on Jun 6, 2019


You know, I like Williams too, but I found the Fosse/Verdon thing unwatchable and embarrassing. It's interesting to me as I've been reading people who are more in agreement with you than me, although a few have my same reactions. I kept thinking of the great All That Jazz actually directed by a great talent, Fosse himself. This TV thing just didn't measure up to that for me. Oh man's floor is another's ceiling. Cheers!

thespiritbo on Jun 7, 2019


Well, we are speaking of apples and oranges... To compare this series with the actual works directed by Fosse..? and to call it unwatchable...? To compare it to All That Jazz? ok. Michelle was great...

kitano0 on Jun 7, 2019


How can one not compare the two works? Anyway, I disagree with you on this one, kitano. I'm still trying to figure out why people thought she and him and the whole series was so great. You're not alone, but neither am I. It is fascinating to me though as really, I'm being serious, I thought it was horrible and unwatchable and stopped watching mid-way into the second episode. Weird, but I'll stick with my observations because in the end I'm always least to me and that's what is important. Cheers...and I'm glad you liked it. I'm hit and miss on Ms. Williams also so this was a miss.

thespiritbo on Jun 8, 2019


I believe I would rather see the original version then this American one. I like Williams, but the director, who is married to Moore, doesn't make very good movies in my assessment so I've no interest in this film.

thespiritbo on Jun 6, 2019


Kudos to you Bo. I totally disregarded and missed that part about the American remaking of this. So, I have to say that I also, as much as I might like Michelle Williams, would prefer the original. Especially after reconsidering information about the Danish, original version. Outstanding reminder from you. As you might say; peace ...

shiboleth on Jun 7, 2019


I know and I really like the work of Suzanne Bier who directed the original Danish version so I'd much rather take a chance with it. Peace back at ya!

thespiritbo on Jun 7, 2019


Wooo! Spiraling!!

DAVIDPD on Jun 7, 2019

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