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In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself from her grasp.

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Directed by

Richard Linklater

Written by

Richard Linklater (Screenplay)
Skip Hollandsworth (Screenplay)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

A story so unbelievable it must be true.

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