Lovely wee low-key film with some stellar acting. Ultimately, nothing much really happens, but it does so in an extremely watchable fashion. So glad they didn't draw out the inevitable ending - you... Read morepretty much knew what was going to happen, and it just happened, and that was that.
Oscar winners Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek team up to tell the true story of irascible Felix Bush, a backwoods Tennessee loner who planned his funeral in 1938 while he was still around to attend -- and enjoy -- the proceedings. Director Aaron Schneider's deft blend of dark humor and poignancy also stars Bill Murray as Frank Quinn, the huckster owner of a failing funeral home, and Lucas Black as his dubious assistant.