Improvised British comedy in which three couples compete to win some sort of Best Wedding award hosted by Jimmy Carr.
Mark Kermode liked it, although listener feedback was very harsh. Listener Jack, for example, made it part of a triology of low-budget shockers when he mated it to A History Of Violence and Society on his way to winning a charity bet on behalf of Mark.
The filmmakers were later heavily criticised by Olivia Coleman and Robert Webb, who played the nudist couple in the film, as the actors had been promised by the director Debbie Isitt that their nakedness would be pixelated or otherwise covered up - and both were mortified at the premiere to see that this had not happened. As Coleman put it:
"I would not willingly show anybody my muff unless I'm married to them and I love them, and they love me."
Webb had a similar take:
”I knew I was going to be naked, but I wasn't expecting eight- to nine-second shots where I'm just competing with my own cock for the attention of the audience. And losing.”
Coleman - who said she did not sleep for a year after the film's release - wanted to sue; both began legal action. Webb, however, then decided that he would rather forget about it and move on. Although Coleman was angry at Webb for a time, she later realised his approach was "so right."
In 2013, Webb brought up Mark’s liking of the film in an interview with the Guardian, saying, “he likes Confetti and he doesn't like Star Wars. I think that just relieves us from the burden of ever having to take Mark Kermode seriously again." Mark sarcastically apologised to Webb on Twitter, and referenced the episode in Hatchet Job, adding, “there really is no pleasing some people.” However, when Mark Tweeted an old photo of his marriage to the Good Lady Professor Her Indoors, Webb - perhaps picking up on the wedding theme - replied saying “congratulations handsome”. Which is nice.
Meanwhile, while Coleman went on to become one of Britain's finest and most cherished actors, and Webb half of one of the most successful double-acts in British comedy history, Isitt's career went into the disgrace of the Nativity triology. So maybe karma really does exist.