This family has issues! When mean and surly Bud Slocumb keels over at breakfast, his family gathers for the wake and funeral: long-suffering widow Raynelle, unemployed son Junior who's cheating on his wife Charisse, son Ray Bud who holds a job and has a loving wife, Lucille, but struggles with alcoholism and with their difficulty having children. There's younger daughter Delightful, who constantly eats; religious Aunt Marguerite and her wayward son Royce; and, there's Juanita, their wealthy cousin's wife. They all descend on the town of Lula, struggle to say something nice about Bud, and face the challenge of sorting out their relationships with the living. Written by
The entire soundtrack for the movie was written and produced by gospel superstar, Kirk Franklin. See more »
When Jumior goes to get Charice a Pepsi he goes to the Lula Liquor store but he sees the Sorry we're closed sign, so he leaves. Later Raybud is seen in front of the same Lula Liquor store and it's open for business and the door is open. See more »
[reading Marguerite's letter]
I didn't see you in church this Sunday, I guess there must've been something good on TV, again... I know how you like that wrestling program.
Woodrow 'Bud' Slocumb:
I wonder if they'll have TV in Hell?
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It Is Well With My Soul
Written by Horatio Spafford and Philip Bliss See more »
This is absolutely the best film I have seen this year! As a black male, I am glad to see that there is a film that does not use excessive foul language (i.e. "F-this, F that") in every other line, or sex in every other scene. This is a film that will probably remind you of your own family. I definitely recommend this light-hearted, but hilarious film.
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