Synopsis by Garrett Spake
In this spiritual sequel to the 1973 film The Last Detail, Larry "Doc" Shepherd (Steve Carell) recruits fellow Vietnam veterans Sal Nealon (Bryan Cranston) and Richard Mueller (Laurence Fishburne) to accompany him to Arlington Cemetery after the death of his son in the Iraq War. But when Doc decides to bury his son at home, against government protocol, the men find themselves on a reflective adventure. J. Quinton Johnson and Deanna Reed Foster co-star. Richard Linklater directed and co-wrote the script with Darryl Ponicsan, who authored the novel the film is based on.
death, priest, road-trip, veteran [military]