Bernie

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Release Date: May 18, 2012 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: August 21, 2012

1h 44m | Comedy


Assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede was one of the most beloved residents in the small rural town of Carthage, Texas. A model citizen, he not only taught Sunday school and sang in the church choir, but was always available to lend a helping hand. Since everyone loved and appreciated Bernie, they weren't surprised when he won over a new fan—Marjorie Nugent, a rich widow with a sour demeanor.

Marjorie quickly became dependant on Bernie and even put him in charge of her financial affairs. Since he was handling everything for Marjorie, the townspeople didn't think it was strange when they didn't see her for months. That's why it came as a shock when they learned Marjorie was dead and had been for some time, and Bernie was charged with her murder.

Director: Richard Linklater
Studio: Millennium Entertainment
Producer(s): Ginger Sledge
Cast: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey
Writer(s): Richard Linklater, Skip Hollandsworth
Official Site: http://www.bernie-the-movie.com


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