The Son of the Bride Synopsis
A restaurateur (Héctor Alterio) wants to renew his wedding vows.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A drama of rare distinction, and wonderfully funny in the bargain.
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100

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Exquisitely moving story.
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100

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
One of the best films of the year.
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88

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
Turn a potentially unforgettable movie into a broad crowd-pleaser that sustains itself on three acting performances.
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88

Boston Globe

Fully realizes its ambitions as a tale about confronting and navigating life's land mines with humor, tenacity, and hope.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It's fresh, funny, biting, fast-paced and reasonably perceptive about people and their problems.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Energetic acting and perky filmmaking help this likable Argentine comedy-drama avoid the sentimentality that intermittently threatens it.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Manages to be affectionate without drawing too deeply from a well of sugar and schmaltz.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's a wise and endearing little film.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Has an appealing modesty, but director Juan José Campanella works so hard to keep everything soft and winsome and charming that he...
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Rated R | For Language