- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 1 hours, 52 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: August 9, 2011
- Originally Released: 2011
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: You're Invited - Behind the scenes
- Honoring the tradition of jumping the broom
- Director and cast commentary
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish, Thai
- Subtitles - English, French, Korean, Spanish, Thai
Performers, Cast and Crew:
USA Today - 05/06/2011
"[T]he over-riding theme of compromise and embracing traditions -- like jumping the broom, which can symbolize the sweeping away of single lives -- makes for relatable and appealing fare."
Los Angeles Times - 05/06/2011
"[A] confident feature directorial debut....An exuberant comedy of universal appeal that easily flows between satire and seriousness."
Chicago Sun-Times - 05/04/2011
3 stars out of 4 -- "The movie is elegantly photographed....The cast is large, well chosen and diverting."
Entertainment Weekly - 05/13/2011
"[D]irector Salim Akil keeps the encounters flowing in a lively, organic way....You'll laugh -- a lot -- but you'll also shed tears of recognition at this funny, salty, strife-torn look at the agony and ecstasy of family." -- Grade: A-
Angela Bassett and Paula Patton headline this comedy about two vastly divergent African-American families who clash during a lavish weekend wedding at Martha's Vineyard.
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