Back to top

A Texas Funeral

Cast
Quinton Jones, Robert Patrick, Jane Adams, Martin Sheen
Released
1999
Blog entry

Young Sparta views the body of his namesake rancher grandfather. (0:00)

Sparta's mother Mary Joan says, "It's called passive aggression." (0:04)

Sparta's father Zach, Mary Joan, and Sparta pickup Zach's sister Miranda from a psychiatric hospital for an overnight pass to attend her father's funeral. (0:05)

Referring to his son Sparta, Zach says, "We got ourselves a little mute boy." (0:08)

Mary Joan asks Zach's mother Murtis, "Honey, I'm hunting for some sleeping pills." Murtis replies, "There's a whole bottle in the medicine cabinet." (0:56)

Miranda tells medical student Walter, "I'm a bona fide schizophrenic." (1:01)

Miranda tells Walter, "Not long after that -- I couldn't tell you how long -- I found myself in the sanitarium." (1:07)

Miranda, still grieving the loss of her unborn child years ago, tells Mary Joan and her cousin in law Charlotte, "In my heart I killed my baby." (1:16)

Funeral for elder Sparta. (1:29)

Young Sparta talks. (1:34)