52nd edition

Muriel’s Wedding

Fortnight 1994, Feature film, 1 h 45

Synopsis

Muriel Heslop is an outsider in a strange place. porpoise Spit, the oppressively ordinary seadside resort where she lives with her large family, is a suburban wonderland of shopping malls, marine parks and tupperware parties. Living in a fantasy world of Abba songs and bridal catalogues, muriel waits for Prince Charming to come along and rescue her from her bullying father, her bitchy girlfriends and the claustrophobic atmosphere of small town morality. But when Prince Charming is slow to arrive, Muriel decides to take control of her own destiny and heads for the bright lights of Sydney to find him for herself!

Casting

  • Belinda Jarett
  • Bill hunter
  • Daniel Lapaine
  • Gennie Nevison
  • Jeanie Drynan
  • Matt Day
  • Rachel Griffiths
  • Sophie Lee
  • Toni Collette

Team

Screenplay
P.J. Hogan, d’’après une histoire de P.J. Hogan et Jocelyn Moorhouse

Image
Martin McGrath, A.C.S.

Sound
David Lee, Glenn Newnham

Editing
Jill Bilcock

Music
Peter Best

Set decoration
Patrick Reardon

Production

PRODUCTION : House & Moorhouse Films VENTE A L’’ETRANGER : Ciby Sales