Cookie’s Fortune

Character: Cora Duvall
Directed by: Robert Altman
Written by: Anne Rapp
Produced by: Willi Baer
Other cast: Glenn Close, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell, Charles S. Dutton, Patricia Neal, Ned Beatty, Courtney B. Vance, Donald Moffat, Lyle Lovett
Release date: April 16, 1999
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Running time: 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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