Cookie’s Fortune

Character: Cora Duvall

Directed by: Robert Altman

Written by: Anne Rapp

Produced by: Willi Baer

Cast Members: Glenn Close, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell, Charles S. Dutton, Patricia Neal, Ned Beatty, Courtney B. Vance, Donald Moffat, Lyle Lovett

Released date: April 16, 1999

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Duration: 1h 58min

After learning that her aunt, an elderly Mississippi widow, has taken her own life, Camille hatches an unusual postmortem plan. With her sister in tow, Camille hides evidence that points to suicide, deciding instead to make the death look like a murder. Her scheme, fueled by vanity and greed, is not victimless, as it appears that a local handyman might take the fall for a crime that never occurred.


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