In small-town Texas, an affable mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when she starts to become controlling, he goes to great lengths to separate himself from her grasp.


Director: Richard Linklater

Writers: Skip Hollandsworth, Richard Linklater

Producers: Liz Glotzer, Richard Linklater, David McFadzean, Dete Meserve, Judd Payne, Celine Rattray, Martin Schafer, Ginger Sledge, Matt Williams

Executive Producers: Michael Bassick, William T. Conway, John Paul DeJorjia, Donald Fox, Jack Gilardi Jr., Alex Gudim, Lissa Gudim, Ken Hirsh, Johnny Lin, Duncan Montgomery, Darby Parker, Jack Selby, John Sloss

Co-Producers: Hardy Justice, Kirstin McMurray, Mark Mower

Associate Producers: Todd Labarowski, Shane Stanger, Tiller Russell, Sean McEwan, Rav Indran

Stars: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey


Distributor: Millennium Entertainment / Alchemy