European Union Film Festival: Matrimoni e altri disastri

Matrimoni e altri disastri (Weddings and Other Disasters)

dir. Nina Di Majo

Italy, 2010, 102 minutes

Italian, with English sub-titles

When Beatrice has to go on a business trip just before her wedding, her single, independent sister, Nana, gets thrust into the role of wedding planner with her soon-to-be brother-in-law, Alessandro. One-night stands begin, family secrets are revealed, dim-witted priests appear, and playful sexual-tension between sister and brother- in-law starts to develop. Things go from bad to worse to bad again to worse still, with hilarious results in this romantic comedy, Italian style.


28th European Union Film Festival
November 14, 2013 until December 1, 2013

Join us for world-class, award-winning, and Oscar-submitted films from 27 countries across the European Union!
Special guests welcomed this year include Matthias Drescher, producer of the acclaimed drama Shifting the Blame (Germany).

Other festival evenings will be introduced with exclusive video greetings from filmmakers or actors, and many nights are followed by complimentary Embassy receptions. All of the films shown are Ottawa premieres, presented at the Auditorium of 395 Wellington St., Ottawa (Library and Archives Canada building).

Box office opens outside the Auditorium one half hour before screening time. All tickets, memberships and festival passes can only be purchased at the box office. Advance tickets for the EUFF are also sold at the door. Cash only.

$12.00 (includes HST): Non-member General Admission
$8.00 (includes HST): CFI Members, seniors (65+), students
$35.00 (includes HST): 5-Film Passport (CFI Members only)

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Good movie, the pizza & wine afterwards was a nice surprize.

    November 20, 2013

    • Ghassan

      Sorry I missed you, Ingrid. I was there at 6pm, and waited outside in the lobby (where they served pizza and wine later on) for you and the others until 6:45pm. Glad that you enjoyed the movie.

      November 21, 2013

  • Gabriela

    Cannot miss this event. Have been waiting a year for it.
    Do hope to meet all of you who will attend it. I am very new to this, know nobody but I would very much enjoy meeting the gang.

    November 15, 2013

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