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Eulogy -- A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.
Eulogy -- A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.

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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Michael Clancy (written by)
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Release Date:
24 February 2005 (Australia) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Last rites. Last words. Last laughs. See more »
Plot:
A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Years later and it's still funny.... See more (64 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Hank Azaria ... Daniel Collins

Jesse Bradford ... Ryan Carmichael

Zooey Deschanel ... Kate Collins

Glenne Headly ... Samantha

Famke Janssen ... Judy Arnolds

Piper Laurie ... Charlotte Collins

Kelly Preston ... Lucy Collins

Ray Romano ... Skip Collins

Rip Torn ... Edmund Collins

Debra Winger ... Alice Collins

Micole Mercurio ... Delilah the Neighbor

Lucy Boyle ... Girl in Dorm Room

Tania Gunadi ... Girl in Dorm Room
Kevin Ruf ... Commercial Dad
Alex Moore ... Young Daniel

Michael Panes ... Adult Film Director
Michael Chapman ... Adult Film Cameraman

Vincent Castellanos ... Adult Film Actor

Lisa Maris ... Louise

Rocco Sisto ... District Attorney

Lana Antonova ... Lace (as Lana Novac)

Denise Dowse ... Judge

Curtis Garcia ... Fred Collins

Keith Garcia ... Ted Collins

Mark Harelik ... Burt
Matthew Feder ... Alice's Silent Son

Allisyn Ashley Arm ... Alice's Silent Daughter
Jordan Moen ... Alice's Silent Daughter

Natasha Sheridan ... Young Kate

Rance Howard ... Lance Sommers

Paget Brewster ... Aunt Lily

Mary Schmidtberger ... Hostess
Emma Chapman ... Ryan's Date

Brandon Waters ... Young Ryan - Age 5
Monica Esswein ... Young Kate at 8
Aaron Salazar ... Young Ryan at 8
Shaunci Trammel ... Young Kate at 11
Ward Stearns Jr. ... Young Ryan - Age 11 (as Ward Stearns)

Sara Botsford ... Mrs. Carmichael

John Lafayette ... Doctor

Brian Posehn ... Video Store Clerk

Eric Pierpoint ... Mr. Carmichael (as Eric Peirpoint)

Sherman Howard ... Funeral Director

Rene Auberjonois ... Parson Banke

Claudette Nevins ... Barbara Collins
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tyana Parr ... Nurse (uncredited)
Anna Stookey ... Edmund's Wife (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Clancy 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Michael Clancy (written by)

Produced by
Daniel Baur .... co-producer
Kirk D'Amico .... producer
Lucas Foster .... producer
Shelly Glasser .... executive producer
Steven Haft .... producer
Bo Hyde .... executive producer
Stefan Jonas .... executive producer
Gerd Koechlin .... associate producer
Richard Barton Lewis .... producer
Jonas McCord .... executive producer
Kendall Rhodes .... executive producer (as Kendall Morgan)
Rory Rosegarten .... executive producer
Andreas Thiesmeyer .... associate producer
Jeanne Van Cott .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
George S. Clinton 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Chapman 
 
Film Editing by
Richard Halsey 
Ryan Kushner 
 
Casting by
Patricia Kerrigan DiCerto 
Nancy Nayor 
 
Production Design by
Dina Lipton 
 
Art Direction by
Marc Dabe 
 
Set Decoration by
Ryan Welsch 
 
Costume Design by
Tracy Tynan 
 
Makeup Department
Katrina Chevalier .... assistant hair stylist
Charlotte Parker .... key hair stylist (as Charlotte A. Parker)
Kenneth Paul Schoenfeld .... assistant makeup artist
Carol Schwartz .... key makeup artist
Toni-Ann Walker .... hair stylist: Ms. Winger
 
Production Management
Terra Abroms .... post-production supervisor
Linda Sophie Chiu .... executive in charge: Myriad Pictures
Robert Leveen .... unit production manager
Paul A. Levin .... post-production supervisor
Deborah Reissman .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Linda Brachman .... first assistant director
Matthew Heffernan .... second second assistant director
Marge Piane .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
James Clark .... on-set dresser
Peter Croyle .... co-construction coordinator
Ryan P. Dreyer .... set dresser
Jennifer Ho .... set dresser
Lars Petersen .... construction coordinator
Douglas W. Randall .... property master
Eric Reichardt .... lead scenic artist
Lee Ross .... on-set scenic
Christopher Schultz .... assistant property master
Mara A. Spear .... set dresser
Andrew 'Pinky' Swartsel .... set dresser
Steven C. Voll .... general foreman
Heather L. Watson .... lead man
Craig Zumbroegel .... propmaker gangboss
 
Sound Department
Randy Babajtis .... sound effects editor
Jeremy Balko .... foley editor
Jeremy Balko .... foley mixer
Flash Deros .... boom operator
Jerry Gilbert .... sound re-recording mixer
Vincent Guisetti .... foley artist
Scott Hinkley .... post-production sound recordist
Takako Ishikawa .... sound effects editor
Spencer Johnson .... foley editor
Devin Joseph .... dialogue editor
Pamela Kahn .... foley artist
Ross Levy .... utility sound technician
Walt Martin .... sound mixer
Vic Radulich .... dialogue editor
Kyle Rochlin .... foley mixer
Shelley Roden .... foley artist
R. Russell Smith .... sound re-recording mixer
Steven Ticknor .... sound re-recording mixer
Steven Ticknor .... supervising sound editor
Jonathan Wales .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
James Bomalick .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Ben Grossmann .... visual effects supervisor
David Fred Masselink .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Kevin Beard .... stunt double
Steve M. Davison .... stunts
Rosine 'Ace' Hatem .... stunts
Ray Siegle .... utility stunts
Dana Stein .... stunt double
Ron Stein .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John L. Black .... key grip
Kirk Bloom .... second assistant camera
Rafael 'Rafa' Castro .... additional video assistant operator
Louie DeMarco .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Adam Feinberg .... electrician
Jimi Johnson .... video assist operator
Marcos O. Lopez .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Kim McCall .... video playback operator
Chris Pavlu .... electrician
Kevin C. Potter .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Chris Rauch .... dolly grip
Mark Vollmer .... grip
Robert Zuckerman .... key art photographer
Robert Zuckerman .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Sande Alessi .... extras casting
Lois J. Drabkin .... casting assistant: New York
Neely Gurman .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dana Kay Hart .... costume supervisor
Susan Strubel .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Andrew Charlton .... first assistant editor
Jeana Lasser .... assistant editor
Harry Muller .... color timer
Neguine Sanani .... additional editor
Jason Wasserman .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Mike Flicker .... supervising music editor
Matt Friedman .... music editor
Steve Kempster .... score mixer
Helena Lea .... music editor: temp music
Jonathan Scott Miller .... soundtrack producer
Bryon Rickerson .... assistant music editor
Bruno Roussel .... music editor
Tom Villano .... supervising music editor
Christopher Violette .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Lance Cherniet .... driver
L. Chip Crosby Jr. .... driver: day player
Sean C. Ryan .... driver
 
Other crew
Linda Sophie Chiu .... assistant: Mr. D'Amico, Myriad Pictures (as Linda Chiu)
Dama Claire .... production counsel (as Dama Chasle)
Judy Heinzen Culotta .... key assistant location manager (as Judy Heinzen)
Andrea Emmes .... stand-in
Karen Golden .... script supervisor
Sherri Goldman .... first assistant accountant (as Sherri Robin Goldman)
Jane E. Graves .... key assistant location manager
Jamie Gregor .... assistant: Mr. Lewis
Julie Hansen .... post production accountant
Melissa Kinnicutt .... assistant production coordinator
Jaroslaw 'Jake' Korzcyk .... production assistant
George McDowell Agnew .... location manager
Rosalyn McVay .... production assistant
Ralph B. Meyer .... location manager
Marci Michelle .... stand-in (as Marci Peters-Keirn)
Erica Potter .... unit publicist
Kenneth Requa .... additional production assistant
Cristi Rickey .... production assistant
Nina Saxon .... title designer
Tessa Lyn Stephenson .... production assistant
Stephanie Wander .... assistant: Lucas Foster
Troy Waters .... marine coordinator
Randy Weiss .... assistant: Mr. Haft
William S. White .... production secretary
Michael J. Harker .... completion bond company representative (uncredited)
Warner Loughlin .... acting coach (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language, sexual content and drug use
Runtime:
91 min | Canada:85 min (Ontario)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Germany:12 | Iceland:LH | Netherlands:12 | Singapore:M18 | Sweden:15 (video rating) | UK:15 | USA:TV-MA (cable rating) | USA:R (certificate #38723)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Skip's sons pester Judy, the book she is reading is "A Confederacy of Dunces" by John Kennedy Toole.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Kate and Ryan are walking along the country road after Kate says "I'm sorry you had to see my Grandmother like that": Ryan says "I've never seen anyone like that", Kate squats and puts her hands to her face. Then, her face is uncovered.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Kate Collins:[practicing out loud] Hey, you don't know me... I don't know you...
Kate Collins:[narration] Twice in my life I've had to deliver bad news to someone I'd never met. The first time involved a cat that ran out in the middle of my driver's test. This time was a bit trickier.
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Movie Connections:
References Undercover Brother (2002)See more »
Soundtrack:
Papa Was a Rolling StoneSee more »

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Years later and it's still funny...., 14 February 2008
Author: kristydiane from United States

No spoilers here. Regardless of what others say, the film is great. It's creative and brilliant. I highly recommend it to anyone who likes intelligent, witty irony with a twist of twisted thrown in for good measure. Zooey Deschanel delivers an amazing performance. The characters are deeply disturbed in enduring and charming ways. Black humor is a beautiful thing and they did a wonderful job of getting laughs from a macabre situation.

The cast of character actors rounds out a well-written film. Ray Romano and Hank Azaria deliver priceless performances. Generally kid actors are more noise than comedy, but in this flick the kids have been given primo comedy. Rene Auberjenois' cameo was a bonus.

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