Crest Point is stereotypical Anywhere, U.S.A., where people go about their business, attend Friday night football games and the local cops’ biggest worry is youthful pranksters.
Stan (Brad Dourif; the Halloween films, HBO’s “Deadwood,” the voice of Chucky) is a 59-year-old recluse who offers cremation services from the basement of his funeral home … though he doesn’t seem much interested in promoting his business. In fact, he’s a deranged sociopath who eliminates anyone he perceives to be a bully.
Jarod (Jeremy Sumpter; TV’s “Friday Night Lights”) is a fatherless, 17-year-old high school outcast who no longer even attempts to fit in at school. Things aren’t much better at home with mom’s abusive boyfriend (Daniel Baldwin; Vampires, Born on the Fourth of July).
When Stan takes the beleaguered teen under his wing, they soon develop a demented friendship. But the neophyte makes mistakes and – as detective Fairchild (Scott Elrod) struggles to pull together clues from local disappearances – Stan must decide if protecting his newfound protégé is worth killing for …
Death and Cremation is presented in full frame with an aspect ratio of 4×3 (1.33:1) and 2.0 Dolby Digital Stereo.