The film stars Summer Phoenix as the title character, in the role of a young Jewish woman living in London with a sister who is about to marry a young Jewish man. Breaking with the ideas of her traditionally orthodox family, Suzie falls in love with Darren (Leo Gregory), who happens not to be Jewish. She fears introducing him to her family because of their opposition to marrying outside of one's faith.
Summer Phoenix as Suzie Gold
Leo Gregory as Darren
Ariana Fraval as Sophie Gold
Daniel Mendoza as Richard Levine
Iddo Goldberg as Anthony Silver
Stanley Townsend as Irving Gold
Rachel Stevens as Tina Popstar
Rebecca Front as Barbara Gold
Gem Souleyman as Toby Gold
Sophie Winkleman as Debby Levine
Roger Kitter as Tony "Tiny" Levine
Kevin Bishop as Ashley Marks
Fiz Marcus as Hope Levine
Dave Cohen as Grabber at Wedding
Steve Jameson as Leo Spencer
Frances Barber as Joyce Spencer
Harriet Thorpe as Charity Silver
Michelle Chadwick as Non-Jewish Wife
Daniel Rabin as Jewish Husband
The BBC rated the film 3 out of 5 stars. The reviewer compared it to My Big Fat Greek Wedding and noted the influence of Woody Allen in the humour. Time Out praised Phoenix's "versatility" yet felt the central romantic union of the film lacked "conviction". The magazine continued; "More amusement derives from the old stagers of the Jewish community (including Townsend, Front and Barber) and their attitudes to sex, marriage and culture, their gossipy antics spawning some neat one liners and farcical set pieces."Total Film gave the film 3 out of 5 stars, praising Phoenix' performance and the "acutely observed local detail".
The soundtrack, created by James Hyman, features an original song called "Want You More" by Sophie Ellis-Bextor.