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Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

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NOTE: This commentary is only available on the Deluxe Edition release.

Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Director Mike Newell, screenwriter Richard Curtis, and producer Duncan Kenworthy Rating:9.5/10 (2 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by frankasu03 on November 28th, 2015:Find all reviews by frankasu03
A very vibrant and engaging group commentary as the trio of filmmakers sit down to re-watch "Four Weddings" nearly 10 years after its' release. The distance provides the perfect amount of time to think back on each aspect of the films' production and release. One rich anecdote after another follows, as Director Mike Newell leads the way; 'Weddings' reception at a Tokyo premiere, the first "royalty" check he received with 5 "zeros" attached, and the sheer beauty of Andie MacDowell in person. Screenwriter Curtis is an accomplished Director in his own right ("Love Actually") and submits many good stories about stars Hugh Grant and Rowan Atkinson (for whom he's written many comedic work). Lest they should sound like a bunch of braggarts, the group does go out of there way to credit the many distributors and crew who made a relatively "small" British stir into an International phenomenon. This is a great example of a commentary track benefiting from some remove from the film's actual release. When so many are recorded before a film "drops", this one satisfies with its' enhanced perspective. 9/10