Undertaking Betty (Plots with a View)
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Undertaking Betty (Plots with a View)
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 resist, particularly after Betty, despite being secretly in love with Boris, was married off to a known… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ Scott Foundas, L.A. Weekly
"one of the warmest, sweetest dark comedies I've seen"
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"The flick feels like Six Feet Under meets Waking Ned Devine written on a 5th-grade reading level."
‑ Scott Weinberg, DVDTalk.com
"It all feels rather by the numbers."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij, european-films.net
"...a charming, low-key romantic comedy..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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