• Publication date: March 17, 2014

Holy Matrimony

Through some twist of fate a young Hutterite boy must marry his dead brother’s city wife with only one problem; he hates her.

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 1994

MBC Max:

May 15, 2014 14:00 (KSA) ~ May 15, 2014 13:00 (CLT)

A crime comedy directed by Leonard Nimoy (Mister Spoke) from the Star Trek fame, it follows Peter (Tate Donovan) and his Girlfriend Havana (Patricia Arquette) as they rob a county fair and flee with the loot, heading towards Canada to hide in a small Hutterite community where Peter was once raised. While there, the couple must follow the elder’s wishes and get married. Peter hides the loot without the knowledge of Havana, but soon after he dies in a tragic car accident. Following tradition Havana must now be married to Peter’s much younger brother Zeke (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who holds a grudge and hates her, blaming her for the bad influence she had on the brother. When Zeke discovers the money, he soon takes advantage of the situation making Havana do some house shore, was fun while it lasted, but Zeke comes forward and confesses to the elders about the money and the news clipping that implicated Peter. The elder’s decision; Send Zeke and Havana to the city to return the loot. What follows is a hilarious adventure, with the two unlikely partner, or married couple should we say?

Starring:

 

  • Patricia Arquette as Havana
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Ezekiel
  • Armin Mueller-Stahl as Wilhelm
  • Tate Donovan as Peter
  • John Schuck as Markowski
  • Lois Smith as Orna
  • Courtney B. Vance as Cooper
  • Jeffrey Nordling as Link
  • Richard Riehle as Greeson
  • Mary Pat Gleason as Female Officer
  • Alaine Byrne as Bar Woman
  • Dan Cossolini as Bartender
  • Lori Alan as Cleopatra
  • Jess Schwidde as Samuel
  • Frank Novak as Teacher

 

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Rating: PG-13