Death at a Funeral
Last rites... and wrongs.
Let's hope they got the right body this time...
This British comedy starts off slowly but the hilarity tempo soon builds with tradtional Brit humour. A diverse family has gathered at their parents' home to bury their recently-departed dad. Being a comedy, they're all a bit eccentric in the best British way. There's also a deep dark secret connecting the two brothers and dad. After a mixup with the wrong body, the family set about the funeral, trying to get things to run smoothly while the odd characters threaten to expose the family secret.
89 minutes , No persons under 13 (Language) Comedy, Drama.
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Matthew Macfadyen, Keeley Hawes, Andy Nyman, Ewen Bremner, Daisy Donovan, Alan Tudyk, Jane Asher, Kris Marshall, Rupert Graves, Peter Vaughan
Frank Oz Screenplay Dean Craig Music Murray Gold Cinematography Oliver Curtis Editing Beverley Mills Sound formats Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS Soundtrack Not available
Made in 2007
Produced by Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Parabolic Pictures Inc., Stable Way Entertainment, VIP 1 Medienfonds, VIP 2 Medienfonds, Target Media Entertainment
Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report | ScreenIt Report Trailer: Medium
FPB Report (SA)
Language Strong, frequent
Drug abuse None
Comments Strong language but in comic context and moderate in effect. Dark but hillarious comedy.
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ScreenIt Report (USA)
Sex / Nudity Violence Blood / Gore / Gross Guns / Weapons Profanity Alcohol / Drugs Smoking Disrespectful / Bad Attitude Imitative Behaviour Frightening / Tense Scenes Jump Scenes Tense Family Scenes Music (Scary/Tense) Music (Inappropriate) Topics to talk about
Scale (Max) 20 South African Media
Cape Argus/The Star Zane Henry 5
Die Burger Jeanne Hugo 10
Cape Times Sid Smith 10
Mail & Guardian Shaun de Waal 12
The Citizen Bruce Dennill 13
24.com Eddie Vulani Maluleke 15 International Media
Box Office (USA) Tim Cogshell 10
Chicago Sunday Times Roger Ebert 15
ReelViews (USA) James Berardinelli 15
ScreenIt (USA) 7
Metacritic.com 28 critics 13
RottenTomatoes.com 86 critics 13
RottenTomatoes.com Tomatometer 13
Internet (IMDB) 1989 Netizens 15
Average .. 59% 12
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