Cheerful Weather for the Wedding

Synopsis: The last summer, shown in major flashbacks, dashing archaeologist Joseph has brilliantly flirted with upper middle-class girl Dolly Thatcham, delighting her cute naughty kid brother Jimmy and even her headless younger sister Annie, yet antagonized their mother, stuck-up widow Thatcham. When bashful Dolly refused to accompany Joseph on a Greek excavation due to his commitment problems, she was afterwards sent on an Albanian holiday, met stuffy diplomat Owen and got engaged. At the wedding day, Dolly hesitated whether she was giving up on her best chance for happiness, and Joseph turned up, but the party guests and obligations kept getting in the way of actually talking it trough.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Donald Rice
Production: IFC Films
Rotten Tomatoes:
89 min

What? lt's ready in the dining room, Mum!


L thought Dolly would be down by now.

Dolly doesn't do anything

unless she wants to,

no matter if half the county is kept waiting.

You know that.

The tortoise unexpectedly put in

an appearance this morning.

L'm surprised

she hasn't given it away.

She would never do that.

Dolly may not have come down yet,

but you're the one

who doesn't seem to be here.

You don't think something's wrong, do you?

What could possibly go wrong?


- l don't understand.

- Mum!

No, Kitty, l particularly said the nursery.

Never mind,

Mrs Whitstable can clear up after church.

What? You haven't asked Mrs Whitstable?

Who is it this time?


Dolly? lt's me.

Are you coming down soon?

Well, l'm not ready yet.

Will you be finished soon?

L'm afraid l just don't know.

L really can't say.

Well, l'll be downstairs.

Come and meet my cousin, Miss Spoon.

This is Horace Spigott.

Miss Spoon is no longer a governess.

She's been in Africa on a mission.

How do you do?

He can't hear you, dear.

You have to speak up.


- L said she's got to speak up!

L told you it would be like this.

- Don't start again.

- You've hardly stopped.

There you two are.

- You said to go to the nursery.

- Bob's up there now, l think.

Well, we're all in the drawing room now.

Has Jimmy come down?

He's slipped off again.

So long as he's not setting fire

to the summer house again,

l don't mind where he is.

Well, we've been here 1 0 minutes,

and already l want to strangle

a member of your family.

L'm running right on schedule.

- ls it chaos downstairs, Millman?

- No more than usual, miss.

- These shoes have come up a treat.

- Good.

- Mr Patten was asking...

- L know.

L've come to say goodbye.


Just smile at Hettie

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