The Burial is an Amazon Studios film.
Get ready for an unforgettable cinematic experience as “The Burial” is set to hit select theaters on October 6. It will be followed by a global streaming release on Prime Video on October 13. True events inspire this highly anticipated film. It is a gripping tale of resilience, justice, and the power of unexpected alliances. Watch the trailer below!
At the heart of the story is Jeremiah O’Keefe, played by Academy Award winner Tommy Lee Jones.
This dedicated funeral home owner finds himself perilous when a seemingly harmless handshake deal turns sour. Desperate to save his family business, O’Keefe enlists the help of charismatic and smooth-talking attorney Willie E. Gary, portrayed by Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx. What unfolds is a rollercoaster of emotions. The two unlikely allies form a bond while battling corporate corruption and racial injustice.
Directed by Maggie Betts, “The Burial” promises an emotionally charged film that delves deep into the human spirit’s capacity for resilience and the pursuit of justice. With a captivating story crafted by Doug Wright, based on The New Yorker article by Jonathan Harr, the film offers a unique blend of drama, humor, and social commentary. The star-studded cast includes Jurnee Smollett, Mamoudou Athie, Pamela Reed, Bill Camp, and Alan Ruck. Their performances, combined with the incredible talent of Tommy Lee Jones and Jamie Foxx, will surely leave audiences entertained and moved by this powerful story.