Betsy&#39s Wedding

Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her strait-laced investment-banker fiancé, Jake Lovell, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy&#39s father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by Jake&#39s rich WASP parents that he blows the ceremony up into a bank-breaking showpiece, sending his wife, Lola, into a financial panic. Pressure from Betsy&#39s extended family to include their joint Jewish and Italian-Catholic heritage in the ceremony doesn&#39t do much to assuage the title character&#39s worries, nor does the lovelorn bitterness of her older sister, Connie, who&#39s single, her parents assume, because she has the audacity to pursue the unfeminine profession of police officer. With all of his funds tied up into the money pit of a house he&#39s building, Betsy&#39s dad has to turn to his crooked brother-in-law, Oscar, for financial assistance, and soon a soft-spoken but menacing young mobster named Stevie Dee is supervising Eddie&#39s construction project and ...