[United States] : Millennium Entertainment, c2012.
1 videodisc (99 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD ; 5.1 Dolby Digital.
In English, with optional subtitles in English (SDH) or Spanish.
Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Jack Black.
Director, Richard Linklater ; writers, Skip Hollandsworth, Richard Linklater ; producer, Ginger Sledge ; music by Graham Reynolds ; editor, Sandra Adair ; production designer, Bruce Curtis ; directory of photography, Dick Pope
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Special features: Featurettes: Amazing grace, True story to film, The gossips ; deleted scenes ; previews.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violent images and brief strong language.
In Carthage, TX, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede is one of the town's most beloved residents. He sings in the church choir and is always willing to lend a helping hand. He befriends an affluent widow, and she soon becomes dependent on Bernie. Later it is reported that Marjorie Nugent has been dead for some time, and Bernie Tiede is charged with the murder.
MW, 8-12; 9-12(add)
ME-13529 Millennium Entertainment