feature film, black comedy
written & directed by: Gérard Pautonnier
in coproduction with Elzévir Films / France and Panache Production, La Compagnie Cinématographique / Belgium
In a small, deserted town, in the middle of a cold winter, Edmond Zweck's funeral home is on the verge of bankruptcy due to lack of customers. The company has only two employees left – Georges, who is Zweck's right-hand man, and Eddie, a young assistant who is still learning the ropes. One morning, a surprising event brings hope back to Edmond – customers with a corpse arrive in his funeral home. Georges and Eddie are to conduct the funeral procession and bring the deceased to the place of his final rest. However, when the hearse gets lost on the way, and finding the graveyard turns out to be impossible, the journey changes into an unexpected nightmare which could even bring the dead back to life...