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Undertaking Betty (2002)
"Plots with a View" (original title)

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A woman, whose husband is cheating on her, and an undertaker, who has been in love with her since their childhood, decide to fake her death so they can be together.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hannah Higgins ...
Young Betty
Joshua Jenkins ...
Young Boris (as Josh Jenkins)
Shaun Phillips ...
Young Hugh
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Boris Plots
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Betty Rhys-Jones
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Hugh Rhys-Jones
Menna Trussler ...
Dilys Rhys-Jones
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Delbert Butterfield
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Lennie Huhtala ...
Albert Pontefreece
Padrig Owen Jones ...
Willie
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Thelma / Selma
Stan Stennett ...
Albert Edwards
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A woman, whose husband is cheating on her, and an undertaker, who has been in love with her since their childhood, decide to fake her death so they can be together.

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A comedy where love finds new life and death is something to laugh about.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content/humor | See all certifications »
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12 June 2003 (Germany)  »

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(Dinard Festival of British Cinema)

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While filming scenes in Llantrisant, Wales, Lee Evans fell from a window and landed on a large nail. The sharp spike pierced his body and narrowly missed one of his kidneys. See more »

Goofs

When Lee Evans & Christopher Walken go to Plots to see Betty's body Lee Evans does not have his false teeth in. See more »

Quotes

Betty Rhys-Jones: Why couldn't I have fallen in love with a travel agent?
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Features The Jerry Springer Show (1991) See more »

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Blue Skies
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Performed by Maxine Sullivan & Her Orchestra
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A wonderful comedy! A must-see for side-splitting hilarity!
8 March 2003 | by (Kansas City, MO, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of the funniest I have seen in years. A movie which deals with death and funerals without being depressing, or irreverant. Christopher Walken provides much of the comedy in this charming romance and I could hardly breathe for laughing so hard.

I saw the movie a preview, and when it was over, the audience not only applauded, but cheered. I am telling all my friends to watch for it's arrival in the USA. I definitely plan on seeing it again in the theater and purchasing it on DVD as soon as it's available.


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