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The Wedding Guest

British director Michael Winterbottom casts UK star Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire, Lion) against type as an agenda-fuelled action antihero in this nail-biting neo-noir thriller. It’s a role in which he excels, as his character navigates shifting loyalties and a densely–populated Pakistan, we’re never quite sure of his motivation…

Directors

  • Michael Winterbottom

Writers

  • Michael Winterbottom

Cast

  • Dev Patel
  • Radhika Apte
  • Jim Sarbh

Synopsis

Jay (Dev Patel) flies from the UK to Pakistan in order to attend a wedding. But packed alongside his suit are a shotgun, some duct tape and a mission to kidnap the bride-to-be. But the plan quickly escalates beyond his control and Jay is forced on the run with his hostage.