The Census Taker (1984)

Genres - Comedy, Crime, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Black Comedy, Detective Film  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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This black comedy centers upon the exploits of a nosy census taker and the family he harasses. The couple he visits willingly let him in the house. Soon they find themselves interrogated with increasingly intrusive questions. They finally reach their limit, get angry, and shoot the census taker in the head. The rest of the story chronicles their attempts to hide the body from an eccentric detective.

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killing, aging, art-dealer, corpse, couple, detective, financier, investigation, mother, murder, privacy, private-detective, questioning [police interrogation], temper