Selling Death is a profound, often outlandish, yet heartfelt look at America’s modern funeral industry.

Every year funeral directors across the U.S. meet at a convention to ‘rethink funerals’.

Director Kevin Castanheira offers a candid insight into a market considered to reach revenues of around $68 billion by 2023, an estimation even before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Interviewing a variety of salesmen, from the inventor of Body Scoop, a device that lifts and lowers dead bodies, to high end casket designers and top of the range hearses, to a walking stick that doubles as a portable urn, Selling Death provides the grim, somewhat absurd, yet fascinating reality of the death industry.

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