The Undertaking

October 30, December 27, and December 11, 2012 / 55m

Season 2007: Episode 3


In this moving and powerful film, FRONTLINE enters the world of Thomas Lynch, a poet and undertaker whose family for three generations has cared for both the living and the dead in a small Michigan town. Through the intimate stories of families coming to terms with grief, mortality, and a funeral’s rituals, the film illuminates the heartbreak and beauty in the journey taken between the living and the dead when a loved one dies. [Explore more stories on the original website for The Undertaking.]