BURKE AND HARE

By John LANDIS

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Black comedy - Completed 2010

Hapless entrepreneurs William Burke and William Hare develop a lucrative venture in 19th century Edinburgh. What starts as an opportunistic 'small-business enterprise' soon expands to grave-robbing and 'ethical' murder to meet the insatiable demand of the leading surgeons of the day.

    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Black comedy
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 88 mn
    • Director(s)
    • John LANDIS
    • Writer(s)
    • Piers ASHWORTH, Nick MOORCROFT
    • Producer(s)
    • Barnaby THOMPSON
    • Synopsis
    • Hapless entrepreneurs William Burke and William Hare develop a lucrative venture in 19th century Edinburgh. What starts as an opportunistic 'small-business enterprise' soon expands to grave-robbing and 'ethical' murder to meet the insatiable demand of the leading surgeons of the day.
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