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Cookie's Fortune
The death of an eccentric matriarch in a southern town is surrounded by mystery. Directed by Robert Altman.

Starring Glenn Close, Ned Beatty, Lyle Lovett...  View more >

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Jan 25, 2000
Robert Altman’s strength is strong screenplays and large casts, and he doesn’t disappoint with this solid tale of an old woman, her family, and her friends. Altman makes amends for a slow beginning with a perfect combination of drama and humor. The rich setting is the deep south of Mississippi, and much of the appeal of Cookie’s Fortune results from the simple, backwoods life of the town’s residents. Liv Tyler and Charles Dutton are a joy to watch, and Glenn Close is perfectly cast. Favorite part: Liv Tyler’s parking habits.

10-point scale rating: 8

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Jan 25, 2000
this movie is soooo good. it brings out the regular small town people. the humor and drama in this movie make it so good. the cast is great and setting is great too. i reccomend this movie for anyone who likes comedy and drama. this movie is 4 out of 4 stars!

Sep 14, 2003
One of the best films from director Robert Altman, "Cookie's Fortune" is a film with a big cast in a movie that's well-written, laid back and fun to watch. Paticia Neal plays Cookie, who killed herself while her half-baked daughters (Glenn Close & Julianne Moore) had turn it to frame Charles S. Dutton, who plays Cookie's friend. Director Altman and screenwriter Anne Rapp knows how to make a wonderful film about the south.

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