There are times when it's right and proper to simply bury the dead. This is not one of those times... Gram Parsons was one of the most influential musicians of his time; a bitter, brilliant, genius who knew Elvis, tripped with the Stones and fatally overdosed on morphine and tequila in 1973. And from his dying came a story. A story from deep within folklore; a story of friendship, honour and adventure; a story so extraordinary that if it didn't really happen, no one would believe it. Two men, a hearse, a dead rock star, five gallons of petrol, and a promise. And the most extraordinary chase of modern times. Written by
A cracking movie featuring a rocker, a hippie, a corpse and a hearse.
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stated in an interview that he originally auditioned for the role of Larry Oster-Berg before being cast as the Mortuary Clerk. See more
The motorcycle cop's motorcycle is knocked over but, in subsequent shots, is standing up again. See more
Tell me we have not stolen a real person.
Look, the place I get the coffins from probably hasn't filed a report yet. It will be sorted out within the hour. Trust me.
Hoo! I'm overflowing with trust for you, man. I feel this overwhelming feeling of trust every time I look at you!
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Dark End Of The Street
Written by Dan Penn
and Chips Moman
Performed by The Flying Burrito Brothers See more