The Cemetery Club (1993)

The Cemetery Club (1993)

The Cemetery Club




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Based on the play by Ivan Menchell, this drama concerns three friends, Doris (Olympia Dukakis), Lucille (Diane Ladd), and Esther (Ellen Burstyn). All three live in the same Jewish community in Pittsburgh, are in their mid-to-late 50s, and have become widows within the past few months. Once a week, they gather to visit their husbands' graves and meet at a deli afterward to talk about their lives. Doris remains fiercely devoted to her late husband and takes her responsibilities as a widow … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ivan Menchell, Jay Presson Allen
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 5, 2003
Métropole Films


as Esther Moskowitz

as Doris Silverman

as Lucille Rubin

as Ben Katz

as Abe Silverman

as Irving Jacobs

as Photographer

as Maitre d'

as Ed Bonfigliano

as 2nd Customer

as Singer
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