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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Dean Craig (written by)
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Release Date:
11 July 2007 (Belgium) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Last rites... and wrongs. See more »
Plot:
Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
2 wins See more »
User Reviews:
Who knew a funeral could be so funny? See more (195 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Frank Oz 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Dean Craig (written by)

Produced by
Philip Elway .... executive producer
Andreas Grosch .... producer
William Horberg .... executive producer
Josh Kesselman .... co-producer
Sidney Kimmel .... producer
Alex Lewis .... co-producer
Laurence Malkin .... producer
Diana Phillips .... producer
Share Stallings .... producer
Bruce Toll .... executive producer
Bruce Webb .... co-producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Murray Gold 
 
Cinematography by
Oliver Curtis (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Beverley Mills 
 
Casting by
Gail Stevens 
 
Production Design by
Michael Howells 
 
Art Direction by
Lynne Huitson (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Judy Farr (key set decorator)
 
Costume Design by
Natalie Ward 
 
Makeup Department
Julie Dartnell .... hair stylist
Julie Dartnell .... makeup artist
Frances Hannon .... hair designer
Frances Hannon .... makeup designer
Marilyn MacDonald .... hair stylist (as Marilyn McDonald)
Marilyn MacDonald .... makeup artist (as Marilyn McDonald)
Gemma Richards .... hair stylist
Gemma Richards .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Stephen Barker .... post-production supervisor
Richard Hewitt .... production supervisor
Diana Phillips .... unit production manager
Hugo Smith-Bingham .... unit manager
Kerstin Dyroff .... production manager: VIP Medienfons (uncredited)
Aaron Merrell .... director of production: SKE (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joey Coughlin .... third assistant director
Sean Guest .... first assistant director (as Sean Cameron Guest)
James Andrew Haven .... second assistant director (as James Haven)
Sarah MacFarlane .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Bruce Bigg .... property master
Matthew Broderick .... stand-by propman
Rob Brown .... construction manager
Ged Dale .... prop storeman
Judy Farr .... set decoration buyer
James Fennessy .... stand-by painter
Hal Forbes-Adam .... art department work experience
John Greaves .... storyboard artist
Peter Hasler .... dressing propman
Robert Irvine .... stand-by painter
Paul Lynford .... stand-by carpenter
Katie MacGregor .... art department assistant
Lisa Meller .... art department work experience
Graham Mitchell .... carpenter
Mitch Niclas .... stand-by propman
Matthew Robinson .... draftsperson (as Matt Robinson)
Warren Stickley .... dressing propman
Lee Thurbun .... construction chargehand
Andy Tomlinson .... stand-by art director
Stuart Watson .... construction manager
Max Woodhead .... art department work experience
Graham Caulfield .... drapes master (uncredited)
Graham Caulfield .... upholstery (uncredited)
Robert J. Dugdale .... scenic artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Lucy Barnes .... foley artist
Phil Freudenfeld .... foley mixer
Rachel H. Gibson .... foley editor
Stephen Gilmour .... sound assistant (as Steve Gilmour)
Peter Gleaves .... adr mixer
Peter Gleaves .... foley mixer
Tim Hands .... supervising sound editor
Mary Whitby James .... foley artist
Philip Jenkins .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Nick Kray .... foley mixer
John Midgley .... sound mixer
Clive Osborne .... boom operator
Adrian Rhodes .... sound effects editor
Adrian Rhodes .... sound re-recording mixer
Gavin Rose .... assistant sound editor
Ruth Sullivan .... foley artist
Garry Fiferman .... sound (uncredited)
Steve Gilman .... assistant sound (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Louie Alexander .... retouch and restoration: Framestore CFC
Ben Baker .... head of digital lab: Framestore CFC
Helen Bunker .... lead compositor: Framestore CFC
Jason Burnett .... scanning and recording: Framestore CFC
Andy Burrow .... scanning and recording manager: Framestore CFC
Eric D'Souza .... digital lab engineer: Framestore CFC
Keith Devlin .... lead 2D compositor: Cinesite
Jerome Dewhurst .... digital lab engineer: Framestore CFC
Paul Doogan .... scanning and recording: Framestore CFC
Paul Edwards .... visual effects producer: Cinesite
James D. Fleming .... digital paint & rotoscope artist: Framestore CFC (as James Fleming)
Joe Godfrey .... scanning and recording: Framestore CFC
Adam Hawkes .... retouch and restoration: Framestore CFC
Yan Jennings .... film mastering engineer: Framestore CFC
Aaron Lear .... retouch and restoration: Framestore CFC
Ben Lock .... visual effects producer: Framestore CFC
Kevin Lowery .... film mastering engineer: Framestore CFC
Roz Lowrie .... visual effects editorial: Framestore CFC
Savneet Nagi .... retouch and restoration: Framestore CFC
Dan Perry .... scanning and recording: Framestore CFC
Ian Redmond .... digital lab engineer: Framestore CFC
Sue Rowe .... visual effects supervisor: Cinesite
Donna Smith .... visual effects editorial: Framestore CFC
Vishal Songara .... data operator: Framestore CFC
Odean Thompson .... retouch and restoration: Framestore CFC
Dan Victoire .... data operator: Framestore CFC
Simon Wessely .... scanning and recording: Framestore CFC
Erik Dehkhoda .... digital retouching (uncredited)
David Johnston .... data operator: Framestore CFC (uncredited)
Adrian Lee .... digital I/O: Cinesite (uncredited)
Guy Nesfield .... data operator (uncredited)
Stuart Nippard .... retouch and restoration: Framestore CFC (uncredited)
Aatesh Shah .... systems engineer: Framestore CFC (uncredited)
Nick Stanley .... retouch and restoration: Framestore CFC (uncredited)
Shahin Toosi .... digital paint & roto artist: Framestore CFC (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Nick Hobbs .... stunt driver
Gareth Milne .... stunt coordinator
Peter Pedrero .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lou Bogue .... electrician (as Louis Bogue)
Paul Borg .... generator operator
John Campbell .... electrician
Ryan Claffey .... b camera trainee
Paul Cronin .... generator operator
Camilla Drennan .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
John Fenelly .... stand-by rigger
Lee Godfrey .... camera trainee
Stuart Godfrey .... key grip
Keith Hamshere .... still photographer
Dylan Jones .... digital video assist operator
Kenny Monger .... best boy electric
Gary Parnham .... additional electrician
James Perry .... camera trainee
Hilda Sealy .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Paul Toomey .... gaffer
Dan Garlick .... second grip (uncredited)
Jo Gibbs .... additional camera loader (uncredited)
Oliver Loncraine .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
Tom Scott .... rigger (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
William Davies .... casting associate
Louis Elman .... adr voice casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mark Ferguson .... assistant costume designer
Fiona MacKinnon .... extras costumer
David Otzen .... costume assistant
Tamsin Wright .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Gavin Buckley .... first assistant editor
Jan Hogevold .... digital intermediate executive producer: Framestore CFC
Brian Krijgsman .... digital intermediate colorist: Framestore CFC
Natasha McLeod .... post-production coordinator (as Natasha Marsh)
Sarah Micallef .... digital intermediate producer: Framestore CFC
Mike Morrison .... digital intermediate production manager: Framestore CFC
Angus Munro .... avid engineer
Edward Randolph .... editorial trainee
Donna Smith .... digital intermediate editorial: Framestore CFC
Annabel Wright .... digital intermediate conform editor: Framestore CFC
Marc Eskenazi .... on-line editor (uncredited)
Matthew Streatfield .... assistant editor: Technicolor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Becky Bentham .... music supervisor: Hot House Music
Paul Clarvis .... musician: drums
Mitchell Dalton .... musician: guitar (as Mitch Dalton)
Philippa Davies .... musician: alto flute and flute
Olga FitzRoy .... assistant music engineer (as Olga Fitzroy)
Ben Foskett .... additional orchestrator
Ben Foskett .... music preparation
Ben Foster .... conductor
Ben Foster .... orchestrator
Murray Gold .... music arranger
Tracey Goldsmith .... musician: accordion
Isobel Griffiths .... musician contractor (as Isobell Griffiths)
Dave Hartley .... musician: piano
Allan Jenkins .... music editor
Gary Kettel .... musician: percussion
Gabrielle Lester .... orchestra leader: The London Metropolitan Orchestra (as Gaby Lester)
Steve McManus .... musician: double bass
John Parricelli .... musician: guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukelele
Nyree Pinder .... music supervisor: Hot House Music
Owen Slade .... musician: tuba
Mark Tucker .... music mixer
Mark Tucker .... music recordist
Bruce White .... viola
Jake Jackson .... music recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Phil Allchin .... transportation captain
Danny Brown .... driver: wardrobe truck
John Burden .... driver: minibus
Simon Burgess .... driver: make-up & hair truck
Colin Davies .... driver: producers
Lloyd Eaton .... facilities coordinator
Mike Elliott .... driver: Mr. Oz
Tim Harrison .... driver: stand-by construction truck
Pat Jinks .... driver: camera truck
Steve John .... driver: stand-by props truck (as Stevie John)
Martin Lewis .... driver: camera truck
Vic Minay .... unit driver
Abbi Ozturk .... unit driver
Terry Rhys .... unit driver
Gary Barnes .... daily unit driver (uncredited)
Guy Bostock .... vehicle coordinator (uncredited)
Peter Collins .... daily unit driver (uncredited)
Tony Jayes .... daily unit driver (uncredited)
Roy Kirkman .... daily unit driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Josef Brandmaier .... bank manager
Kate Brontë-Stewart .... floor runner (as Kate Bronte-Stewart)
Julie Burnham .... unit nurse
Donna Casey .... second assistant accountant
Anna Cash .... stand-in
Hannah Collett .... assistant production coordinator
Paul Davies .... stand-in
Carolyn Davis .... travel services: US, New Act Travel
Greg Doherty .... stand-in
Rod Haak .... location manager
Steve Hart .... location scout
Simon Hill .... first assistant accountant
Julia Hilliard .... production assistant
Mex Horne .... stand-in
Mick Hurrell .... health and safety officer
Julia Jones .... unit publicist
Solomon J. LeFlore .... production financing
Sandrine Loisy .... floor runner
Natasha McLeod .... assistant: Mr. Oz (as Natasha Marsh)
Jeremy Pelzer .... studio director ealing studios
Felix Phillips .... legal consultant: USA
Gemma Louise Read .... floor runner (as Gemma Read)
Sue Roberts .... travel services: UK, Scallywag Travels
Julie Roze .... production runner
Tom Fenwick Smith .... production runner (as Tom Fenwick-Smith)
Karen Smithson .... stand-in
Maxine Stanley .... post-production accountant
Trevor Stanley .... production accountant
Isobel Thomas .... production coordinator
Elizabeth West .... script supervisor (as Liz West)
San San F. Young .... production assistant
Cassandra Barbour .... rights and clearances (uncredited)
Finn Brandt .... title designer (uncredited)
Florian Harms .... legal counsel: VIP (uncredited)
Eva Neufahrt .... production controller: VIP Medienfonds (uncredited)
Berit Norrenberg .... legal counsel: VIP (uncredited)
Nick Pearson .... construction nurse (uncredited)
Laura Sevier .... rights and clearances (uncredited)
Daniel Villagomez .... credits administrator (uncredited)
Chris Wilson .... stand-in (uncredited)
Sylvi Woitusch .... production assistant: VIP Medienfonds (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Michelle Booker .... special thanks
Leslie Converse .... special thanks
Adam Davies .... special thanks
Michael Emptage .... special thanks
Martin Haines .... special thanks
Anna Hugo .... special thanks
Lorraine Leonida .... special thanks
Joel Mendoza .... special thanks
John Rea .... special thanks
Annemarie Stroo .... special thanks
Chad Thumann .... special thanks
Henry Tomlinson .... special thanks
Adam Ziff .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language and drug content (certificate # 43149)
Runtime:
90 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Frank Oz once said that it was impossible to make Peter Vaughan laugh on the set because he was so deeply into the crotchety character of Uncle Alfie. This is why there was no footage of Peter cracking up to use for the closing credit montage.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Daniel is giving his final speech about his father at the funeral service, at one point, Jane is seen in close-up, looking at him, however, in the very next shot, she is looking down at a photograph in her hand.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Daniel:[giving instructions to the pallbearers] Just, uh, straight through there and to the left, please.
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Movie Connections:
References Clerks: The Lost Scene (2004) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
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FAQ

What would have happened to the sons after attempting to murder Peter?
Will There Be A Sequel?
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195 out of 239 people found the following review useful.
Who knew a funeral could be so funny?, 22 June 2007
Author: JenZC from United States

A midget, hallucinogenic drugs, homosexuality, sibling rivalry, nudity, and a funeral come together in riotous chaotic harmony in Death at a Funeral. The films story unfolds in the span of an afternoon and despite the short duration of plot Frank Oz, directory, endears us to the characters with witty and realistic dialog. What better setting than a funeral to highlight the humor and irony of life? The characters' mourning is completely relatable because it isn't overwrought or melodramatic and is thus all the more genuine.

Family turmoil overshadows the funeral and propels the characters into awkward but hilarious situations. The film does not forget it takes place during a funeral and by the end a heartfelt eulogy is delivered in spite of the lunacy surrounding it.

The humor is just dry enough to complement the somewhat dark comedy but not so dry that it alienates the audience.

I haven't laughed this much at a film in a very long time...especially a film about a funeral.

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