A Letter To Elia
Martin Scorsese narrates and co-directs a documentary on the late filmmaker Elia Kazan
On Film4: 20 Apr 2:50AM
Once you get over the disappointment that Martin has abandoned the wonderfully zany comedies that made him famous (and, let's face it, it's about time to leave the grief behind) Father of the Bride comes across as a charming, if pointless remake of the Spencer Tracy classic. Martin is the father who can't bear to see his daughter growing up, especially considering that the huge wedding she is planning may well wipe him out financially.
Keaton is surprisingly motherly as his wife, and Short steals the film as the man in charge of the wedding arrangements, who is ever so slightly homosexual.
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