BURKE AND HARE

By John LANDIS

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Black comedy - Completed 2009


    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Black comedy
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 20 mn
    • Director(s)
    • John LANDIS
    • Writer(s)
    • Nick MOORCROFT, Piers ASHWORTH
    • Producer(s)
    • Barnaby THOMPSON
    • Synopsis
    • Legendary film-maker John Landis will Direct this black comedy about hapless entrepreneurs William Burke and William Hare as they 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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