Thank God He Met Lizzie

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Thank God He Met Lizzie
DVD cover
Directed byCherie Nowlan
Written byAlexandra Long
Produced byJonathan Shteinman
StarringFrances O'Connor
Cate Blanchett
Richard Roxburgh
Celia Ireland
Music byMartin Armiger
Release date
  • 1997 (1997)
Running time
91 minutes
BudgetA$2.25 million[1]
Box office$565,747 (Australia)

Thank God He Met Lizzie is a 1997 Australian romantic comedy film directed by Cherie Nowlan and starring Frances O'Connor, Richard Roxburgh and Cate Blanchett. It was Nowlan's directorial debut. In the United States, the film was released as The Wedding Party.


The film revolves around two stories, firstly the upcoming wedding of Lizzie (Blanchett) and Guy (Roxburgh), and a second story in flashback of Guy's previous relationship with Jenny (Frances O'Connor).




Cherie Nowlan had met Alexandra Long at the Australian Film Television Radio School and they had collaborated on two short films, including Lucinda 31. They decided to make a feature together.[4]

Box office[edit]

Thank God He Met Lizzie grossed $565,747 at the box office in Australia.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Production Survey", Cinema Papers', February 1997 p62
  2. ^ Mike Stavrou. Discogs. (Sydney, Australia)
  3. ^ Mike Stavrou. (Sydney, Australia)
  4. ^ "Interview with Cherie Nowlan", Sugnet, 3 August 1997. Retrieved 19 November 2012
  5. ^ Film Victoria - Australian Films at the Australian Box Office

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