Production Notes

  • Winner of the Locarno International Film Festival Audience Award.
  • Winner of the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival Audience Award.
  • A runaway hit at the Aspen Comedy Film Festival.
  • Director Frank Oz began his career as a puppeteer for Jim Henson and created Yoda for Lucas’ Star Wars series.
  • Screenplay by then 33 year old Dean Craig. “A real laugh out loud script!” said Frank Oz.
  • A comedy at a funeral is what many believe makes the films characters so hilarious. Each pursuing their own agenda.
  • Frank Oz exclaims, after wrapping filming: “More than anything else I just love to see things bubble. When a single moment or a look comes alive, becomes real and believable and funny or moving, that’s when I love directing movies.”