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'Rachel Getting Married' Writer Shares Creative Journey

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'Rachel Getting Married' Writer Shares Creative Journey

'Rachel Getting Married' Writer Shares Creative Journey

'Rachel Getting Married' Writer Shares Creative Journey

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Anne Hathaway (from left), Tunde Adebimpe, Rosemarie DeWitt and Mather Zickel star in 'Rachel Getting Married.' Bob Vergara/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Weddings can be the best of times and the worst of times.

But the new film, Rachel Getting Married, isn't just about weddings. Instead, it tells the bittersweet story of a troubled young woman who leaves rehab to take part in her sister's wedding.

Farai Chideya talks with Jenny Lumet, the film's screenwriter. As the daughter of famed director Sidney Lumet, Jenny explains how her family connections helped push the movie into production.