After the Wedding (2019 film)

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After the Wedding
Directed byBart Freundlich
Produced by
Screenplay byBart Freundlich
Based onEfter brylluppet
by Susanne Bier
Anders Thomas Jensen
Music byMychael Danna
CinematographyJulio Macat
Edited byJoseph Krings
  • Cornerstone Films
  • A Joel B. Michaels Production
  • Rock Island Films
Distributed bySony Pictures Classics
Release date
  • January 24, 2019 (2019-01-24) (Sundance)
  • August 9, 2019 (2019-08-09) (United States)
Running time
110 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States

After the Wedding is a 2019 drama film, written and directed by Bart Freundlich. It is a remake of the 2006 film of the same name by Susanne Bier, it stars Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, Billy Crudup, and Abby Quinn.

It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2019, it is scheduled to be released on August 9, 2019, by Sony Pictures Classics.


A manager of an orphanage in Kolkata travels to New York to meet a benefactor during her daughter's wedding.



In February 2018, Julianne Moore was set to star in an American remake of the Danish film by Susanne Bier, and will see the leading roles changed from male to female.[2] Diane Kruger was also cast.[3] However, in April 2018, Michelle Williams replaced Kruger.[4] In May 2018, Billy Crudup and Abby Quinn joined the cast.[5][6]

Principal production began in May 2018.[7]


The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2019.[8] Shortly after, Sony Pictures Classics acquired U.S. distribution rights to the film, and set it for an August 9, 2019, release.[9]


  1. ^ "After The Wedding". Sundance Institute. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  2. ^ Ritman, Alex (February 7, 2018). "Julianne Moore to Star in 'After the Wedding' Remake". The Hollywood Reporter.
  3. ^ White, Peter (February 15, 2018). "David Cronenberg's 'Rabid' Remake; Kruger Joins 'After The Wedding'; Uncork'd Finds 'The Lighthouse' – Berlin Briefs". Deadline Hollywood.
  4. ^ Kroll, Justin (April 19, 2018). "Michelle Williams to Star Opposite Julianne Moore in 'After the Wedding' Remake (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety.
  5. ^ White, Peter (May 7, 2018). "'Almost Famous' Star Billy Crudup Joins Julianne Moore's 'After The Wedding'". Deadline Hollywood.
  6. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (May 29, 2018). "Abby Quinn RSVPs To 'After The Wedding' With Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore". Deadline Hollywood.
  7. ^ Mike Fleming Jr (May 22, 2018). "Michelle Williams To Star In Underground Abortion Network Drama 'This Is Jane' For Amazon Studios". Deadline Hollywood.
  8. ^ Debruge, Peter (November 28, 2018). "Sundance Film Festival Unveils 2019 Features Lineup". Variety. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  9. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (May 14, 2019). "Julianne Moore-Michelle Williams Sundance Fest Opener 'After The Wedding' Acquired By Sony Pictures Classics". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 14, 2019.

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