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(2009)

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  • Felix Bush (Robert Duvall) is a hermit who has no regard for anybody in the town or anyone who wants to get to know him. But one day, after a fellow old hermit has died and he hears people in the town telling stories about him, he decides that he needs to get these stories out in the public. He recruits Frank (Bill Murray), the local funeral home director, to host his own funeral. This way he can hear what everyone is saying about him, and get the truth to his past out in the open. But will he be able to get anybody to come? And will he be able to reveal his secrets?

    - Written by napierslogs
  • It's the 1930s and in Caleb County the loathed hermit, Felix Bush, offers a large amount of money to the local reverend, Gus Horton, to organize his funeral, but the preacher refuses the request. Family man, Buddy Robinson, overhears the conversation and talks to his boss, Frank Quinn. They decide to visit Felix and offer him the services of their funeral home. Felix requests a funeral party and invites anyone that has a story to tell about him to come. Furthermore, he offers his three hundred acre land up as a prize in a raffle. When Felix asks Buddy to drive him to Illinois to see Rev. Charlie Jackson, Buddy learns that Felix has a painful secret and needs the help of his friend to disclose it to the population.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.

    - Written by Anonymous

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Old man Felix lives alone in a cabin in the woods. One day after hearing about an old local who died...

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