Page to Screen: Bernie (2011)

based on “Midnight in the Garden of East Texas” by Skip Hollandsworth


While my parents would frame themselves as the adventerous ones, what with their travel bugs and all, I like to think that I, in fact, am the more adventorous one, because I try things pretty much sight-unseen. If I had a dollar for every time my parents muttered darkly under their breath as we seek out something I’ve selected but ended up enjoying themselves once we got there (the recently decommissioned Science Fiction Museum, for one), I’d have enough to keep me in cheap nail polish. And thus it was on a Netflix night with my mother, as I decided that we were either going to watch The Queen of Versailles or Bernie.

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