Four Weddings and a Funeral

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)Dir. Mike Newell 1994 113 mins (15)
Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, James Fleet, Simon Callow, John Hannah, Kristin Scott Thomas, Charlotte Coleman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On this day in 1994 British comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral was released.

Directed by Mike Newell and written by Richard Curtis, it was made in just six weeks and became an unexpected hit. It became the biggest British film in cinema history at the time and went on to top the US box office along with worldwide success.

It received the following awards:

  • BAFTA – Best Film
  • BAFTA – Best Director (Mike Newell)
  • BAFTA – Best Actor (Hugh Grant)
  • BAFTA – Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Kristin Scott Thomas)

And the following nominations:

  • Academy Award – Best Picture
  • Academy Award – Best Original Screenplay (Richard Curtis)
  • BAFTA – Best Film Music (Richard Rodney Bennett)
  • BAFTA – Best Original Screenplay (Richard Curtis)
  • BAFTA – Best Supporting Actor (Simon Callow)
  • BAFTA – Best Supporting Actor (John Hannah)
  • BAFTA – Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Charlotte Coleman)

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