The Wedding March 1928

Critics score:
71 / 100

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Mordaunt Hall, New York Times: Because of what they are called upon to do and not because of the performances of the players the characters are not much more human than a troupe of Robots. Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: Even minor Stroheim is considerably better than most other filmmakers' major work. Read more

John Monaghan, Detroit Free Press: One of the most eccentric and fascinating vanity projects in the history of film. Read more

Richard Brody, New Yorker: As this extravagant, wickedly ironic 1928 melodrama shows, Erich von Stroheim was not only a supreme (if typecast) actor but one of the greatest silent-era directors. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: It is the love scenes, played beneath shimmering apple blossoms in lyrical soft focus, that stick in the memory, ironically turning what is now the film's ending into one of the director's most bitterly pessimistic scenes. Read more

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