Concept: A sweet natured assistant funeral home director loved by a small town community strikes up an unlikely friendship with the meanest and wealthiest old widow in town, until she pushes him too far and he shoots her dead.
Genre: Dark Comedy
Writers: Richard Linklater & Skip Hollandsworth (based on the Texas Monthly article "Midnight in the Garden of East Texas")
Cast: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey
Director: Richard Linklater (SCHOOL OF ROCK, DAZED & CONFUSED)
Awards: Gotham Independent Film Award nomination for Best Feature, Film Independent Spirit Award nominations for Best Feature and Jack Black for Best Male Lead, Winner of New York Critic Circle's Best Supporting Actor Matthew McConaughey, named a Top Ten Independent Film by the National Board of Review
Official Movie Site: www.bernie-the-movie.com