Review: Autumn Reeser and Paolo Bernardini look fabulous in ‘The Bridal Veil Unveiled’


Paolo Bernardini and Autumn Reeser in ‘The Wedding Veil Unveiled.’ Photo courtesy of Crown Media.

Actors Autumn Reeser and Paolo Bernardini look fabulous in Hallmark’s new original film “The Wedding Veil Unveiled,” which premiered Saturday, February 12 as part of its “Loveuary” lineup.

“The Wedding Veil Unveiled” is the second installment in an enchanting new trilogy about three college friends who share a 19th-century wedding veil that’s supposed to bring true love to whoever owns it. It was filmed in Italy and Bulgaria.

Actresses Alison Sweeney and Lacey Chabert also make guest appearances in this film, which comes out just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend.

“The Wedding Veil Unveiled” takes place a few months after Avery’s (Lacey Chabert) wedding. Chicago-based teacher Emma (Autumn Reeser) travels to Italy to teach American art history. While there, she uses her free time to research the provenance of the veil, which leads her to the colorful island town of Burano, famous for its exquisite handcrafted lace.

On her way to the island, she meets a handsome man (Paolo Bernardini) who offers to help her but Emma, ​​who has not finished experiencing the end of a long-distance relationship, refuses.

His search leads to the oldest shop on the island, where the owner meets
with exuberance to the veil. Emma doesn’t understand Italian but luckily the man she met earlier shows up for her. She learns that his name is Paolo and that his grandmother is the owner of the store. He explains that the veil shares a special bond with his family, who thought it was destroyed.

Paolo and Emma decide to work together to unravel the century-old mystery of how the long-lost veil made its way from Italy to a store in San Francisco, California. As they spend time together and Paolo helps Emma let go and embrace the beauty of Italy, they begin to fall in love.

As Emma prepares to return to Chicago, she’s not sure she can handle another long-distance relationship, but the Veil and her legacy may have other plans.

Paolo Bernardini and Autumn Reeser have great chemistry together, and the cinematography in this film is spectacular. Reeser is the epitome of class, grace, and elegance as Emma, ​​while Bernardini is the voice of reason when Emma needs it most. Their characters are able to motivate each other to follow their dreams and goals.

Similar to the first film in this trilogy, Terry Ingram’s outstanding direction “The Wedding Veil Unveiled” and credits Sandra Berg and Judith Berg for writing such a compelling and heartfelt screenplay.

The verdict

Overall, “The Wedding Veil Unveiled” is a superb and heartwarming film. The performances from the entire cast are magnificent and it’s such an engaging Italian love story. He gets an A grade.

Read more: Digital Journal’s Markos Papadatos chatted with Autumn Reeser about “The Wedding Veil Unveiled.”


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