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• USA: Aug 17, 2007
Death at a Funeral Website
Rated R for language and drug content.
1 hour, 30 minutes
Country USA | Germany | UK | Netherlands
Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Parabolic Pictures Inc., Stable Way Entertainment, VIP 1 Medienfonds, VIP 2 Medienfonds, Target Media Entertainment (co-production), Film Sales Financing
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• Death at a Funeral (2007)
Tagline: From director Frank Oz comes the story of a family that puts the F U in funeral.
Plot: A dignified send-off for a loved one erupts into uproarious chaos when romance, jealousy, in-laws, hallucinogens, dark secrets, life-long yearnings and a spot of bold blackmail all collide in the irreverent British comedy DEATH AT A FUNERAL. Directed by Frank Oz (Bowfinger, In & Out) and featuring a cast made up of the cream of Britain's crop, the film mischievously explores what happens on the day when a typically divided family is finally forced to come to terms with each other's - bad behavior, outrageous faults, skeletons in the closet and all.
On the morning of their father's funeral, the family and friends of the deceased each arrive with his or her own roiling anxieties. Son Daniel (MATTHEW MACFADYEN) knows he will have to face his flirty, blow-hard, famous-novelist brother Robert (RUPERT GRAVES) who's just flown in from New York, not to mention the promises of a new life he's made to his wife Jane (KEELY HAWES). Meanwhile, Daniel's cousin Martha (DAISY DONOVAN) and her dependable new fiance Simon (ALAN TUDYK) are desperate to make a good impression on Martha's uptight father - a plan that literally goes out the window when Simon accidentally ingests a designer drug en route to the service, leaving him prone to uncontrollable bouts of delirium and nudity in front of his
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