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Undertaking Betty (Plots with a View)

Undertaking Betty (Plots with a View) (2003)

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Directed by Nick Hurran, Undertaking Betty revolves around the competitive world of undertaking in the Welsh countryside. One of the most respected names in the biz -- Plotz Funeral Homes -- is directed by Boris Plotz (Alfred Molina), whose youthful dreams consisted of two decidedly cheerier concepts than the embalming process: dancing and marrying his childhood crush, Betty Rhys-Jones (Brenda Blethyn). Unfortunately, the pressure to take over the family business became too much for Boris to

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Drama, Romance, Comedy

Frederick Ponzlov

Mar 7, 2006

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It's rarely a good sign when a movie feels obliged to add the words 'a fable' beneath its main title -- and Undertaking Betty is no exception.

November 10, 2005 Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly
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The flick feels like Six Feet Under meets Waking Ned Devine written on a 5th-grade reading level.

March 29, 2006 Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com
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...a charming, low-key romantic comedy...

March 17, 2006 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
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one of the warmest, sweetest dark comedies I've seen

March 11, 2006 Full Review Source: 7M Pictures
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It all feels rather by the numbers.

July 29, 2004 Full Review Source: european-films.net
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Audience Reviews for Undertaking Betty (Plots with a View)

Here's an interesting movie that follows two individuals whom have loved each other for many years, and one day Boris's love interest decides to take matters into her hands and fake her own death so that she could be with Boris. Fascinating story plot that is filled with some intriguing sense-of-humor. Great cast- Alfred Molina, Brenda Blethyn, Christopher Walken, and Naomi Watts. Worth seeing!
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A quirky, charming comedy. Highly recommend.
March 26, 2007
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