PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery
A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.
Robert Duvall played a similar character known as Arthur "Boo" Radley in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). Both characters were hidden from residents, and both have stories made-up about them.
Rev. Gus Horton:
Good morning, sir.
Felix Bush: It's a hard life if you can't read.
Rev. Gus Horton: Pardon?
Felix is shown splitting wood by striking a wedge with the butt of a single-blade axe. The wedge is displayed when he raises the axe, butt forward, to split the last piece but when he comes down with the axe he strikes with the blade and the wedge has disappeared.
$88,182 1 August 2010