Helena from the Wedding Image
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  • Summary: In this nuanced and comedic portrait of marriage, newlyweds Alex and Alice host a New Year's Eve party for their closest friends at their remote cabin in the mountains. However, when Alice's friend brings along a surprise guest—the very young and beautiful Helena—the group's facades begin toIn this nuanced and comedic portrait of marriage, newlyweds Alex and Alice host a New Year's Eve party for their closest friends at their remote cabin in the mountains. However, when Alice's friend brings along a surprise guest—the very young and beautiful Helena—the group's facades begin to crumble. (Film Movement) Expand
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  1. Reviewed by: Nick Pinkerton
    Nov 9, 2010
    70
    The group is frequently drunk, but writer-director Joseph Infantolino's handling is lucid, a necessity to keep up the sense of vague dread and walking-on-eggshell egos.
  2. Reviewed by: Dennis Harvey
    Nov 9, 2010
    70
    Pacing is brisk, and performances and writing sharp enough to engage throughout.
  3. Reviewed by: Jeannette Catsoulis
    Nov 11, 2010
    50
    Helena From the Wedding has a little more to offer than many films of its type.
  4. Reviewed by: V.A. Musetto
    Nov 12, 2010
    50
    None of its characters is especially interesting.
  5. Reviewed by: David Fear
    Nov 10, 2010
    40
    Even by the stultifying standards of everything's-screwed ensemble movies, Joseph Infantolino's thirtysomething drama feels particularly threadbare.
  6. Reviewed by: Joe Neumaier
    Nov 12, 2010
    40
    Every generation gets a "Big Chill," and this tired but well-meaning indie contains many clichés of the "pals-pondering-life" movies that came before.
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  1. Feb 17, 2011
    4
    It is one of those movies you will watch to the end because you are captivated by it in some ways but you wouldn't recommend it to others.It is one of those movies you will watch to the end because you are captivated by it in some ways but you wouldn't recommend it to others. Well, for a low budget movie, i would have to say it was okay in some ways. Expand