Holy Matrimony

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This comedy thriller has Arquette, the 'Marilyn Monroe' of her local Midwestern State Fair, hot-footing it with amour Donovan to a Hutterite colony on the Alberta plains, there to hide from the FBI following a cash robbery. Donovan is only cautiously welcomed back from the land of temptation by elder Mueller-Stahl; but when he's seen off in a car accident, Hutterite law demands that Arquette must marry his 12-year-old brother. The elders hope the law will provoke her swift egress. Instead, she accepts. Matching the culture clash of Witness with a rock'n'roll movie would be daunting for even the most inventive director. Leonard Nimoy plays it straight. Arquette is a vital, kooky presence, but here she looks merely embarrassed.

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Duration: 93 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Leonard Nimoy
Screenwriter: DavidWeisberg, Douglas S Cook
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Patricia Arquette
Tate Donovan
Courtney B Vance
John Schuck
Lois Smith
Armin Mueller-Stahl
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