The Burial: Based on a True Events

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Inspired by true events, when a handshake deal goes sour, funeral homeowner Jeremiah O’Keefe (Academy Award winner Tommy Lee Jones) enlists charismatic, smooth-talking attorney Willie E. Gary (Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx) to save his family business. Tempers flare and laughter ensues as the unlikely pair bond while exposing corporate corruption and racial injustice in this inspirational, triumphant story.

In theaters October 6 and coming to Prime Video on October 13, 2023.

Directed by Maggie Betts

Written by Doug Wright, Screenplay by Doug Wright and Maggie Betts Based on the New Yorker article by Jonathan Harr


Tommy Lee Jones, Jamie Foxx, Jurnee Smollett, Mamoudou Athie, Pamela Reed, with Bill Camp, and Alan Ruck