The Wedding Guest

The Wedding Guest

The Wedding Guest

Dev Patel (Lion) leads this thriller from BAFTA-winner Michael Winterbottom (The Trip) as an elusive man who travels from Britain to Pakistan to attend a wedding. However, he plans to kidnap the bride-to-be.

201994 minsUKIndia Take One Productions, Revolution Films, Riverstone Pictures, Ingenious Media, Stage 6 Films, Lipsync Productions
Thriller

The Wedding Guest / Reviews

The New York Times

The New York Times

Patel and Apte's chemistry approaches scalding levels as their characters grow closer.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Patel, who also served as a producer on the film, may be looking into graduating from playing stock supporting characters and into more challenging lead roles.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

As an intriguing, impressionistic wisp of a story, its mood and colors linger on the screen.

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Variety

Variety

What's lacking is personality from the human characters, which is a serious failing...

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Vulture

Vulture

It's all quite gorgeous, and surprisingly moving.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

[A] satisfyingly unpredictable meditation on female agency, in a culture in which women are too often treated as a man's possession.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

It's a B movie with style - the stuff that dreams are made of.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The performances are perfectly solid and it always runs smoothly, but the film itself seems to take its leave of us with a shrug.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Michael Winterbottom is a master in many areas but the thriller seems beyond him this time.

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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

In the end, the screenplay is the letdown, hewing too closely to generic convention.

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