Based on a Texas Monthly article “Midnight in the Garden of East Texas” Richard Linklater’s darkly comedic filmed version called “Bernie” is now available on Netflix instant. The true story of Funeral Director, Bernie Tiede, is a Texas tale that where the truth is stranger than fiction. Starring Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, and Shirley McClaine, the real stars of this movie are the residents of the town of Cathage, Texas, that appear throughout the film to tell the ‘real’ story of what happened.

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