The Cemetery Club
- 1 hr 46 min
The Cemetery Club is a comedy that brings a group of Jewish widows together for a fun look at life after the death of a loved one. Each character reacts differently to the loss. They all meet each week to remember the loved ones that they have had pass from their lives. This turns into a social event that becomes a comedic romp. Directed by Bill Duke, it looks at the whole process through the eyes of Ester, played by Ellen Burstyn, Dorris, played by Olympia Dukakis, Lucille, played by Diane Ladd, Ben, played by Danny Aiello and Selma, played by Lainie Kazan. It lasts for 106 minutes and was released by Buena Vista Pictures in 1993. Produced by Touchstone Pictures, it is a light a very Jewish look at life through these comedic and opinionated characters.