When Kym (Anne Hathaway) returns to the Buchman family home for the wedding of her sister Rachel (Rosemarie Dewitt), she brings a long history of personal crisis, family conflict and tragedy along with her. The wedding couple’s abundant party of friends and relations have gathered for a joyful weekend of feasting, music and love, but Kym – with her biting one-liners and flair for bombshell drama – is a catalyst for long-simmering tensions in the family dynamic.
Robert Jonathan Demme (born February 22, 1944) is an American filmmaker, producer and screenwriter.
Demme was born in Baldwin, New York, the son of Dorothy Demme and a public relations executive father. Demme has three children: Ramona, Brooklyn, Josephine. He is a graduate of the University of Florida. He also was the uncle of director Ted Demme, who died in 2002.
Demme broke into feature film working for exploitation film producer Roger Corman from 1971 to 1976, co-writing and producing Angels Hard as They Come and The Hot Box, then directing three films (Caged Heat, Crazy Mama, Fighting Mad) for Corman’s studio New World Pictures. After Fighting Mad, Demme moved on to direct the comedy film Handle with Care for Paramount Pictures in 1977. The film was well-received by critics, but received little promotion, and performed poorly at the box office.
Demme’s 1980 film Melvin and Howard did not have a wide release, but received widespread critical acclaim, and led… read more
Di usia yang menginjak 64 tahun, sutradara Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia) masih belum berhenti untuk menghasilkan karya-karya luar biasa. Film terakhirnya, drama keluarga Rachel… read review
Demme’s use of music was impressive. The music does not only serve as a mood setter but it also helps connect the dots of the story towards the moment we’ve all been waiting for – the wedding day… read review
My only criticism of an otherwise great film was the camera work, if I wanted to watch a documentary, I’d rent something from Errol Morris. Other then that, I found Rachel Getting Married to be very… read review