The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio Poster

Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: March 14th, 2006

PG-13|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Evelyn Ryan (Julianne Moore) suffers in her marriage to Kelly (Woody Harrelson), a slovenly alcoholic whose only consistent quality is his utter lack of respect for her. As Evelyn struggles to make ends meet and care for their 10 children, she begins to turn to contests as a source of entertainment and much-needed income. To the amazement of her friends and family, Evelyn's quick wit leads her to pen prizewinning amateur jingles and one-liners for products all across the spectrum.

Cast: Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Trevor Morgan, Ellary Porterfield, Simon Reynolds, Jordan Todosey, Frank Chiesurin

Director: Jane Anderson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Revolution Erie Productions Ltd.

Keywords: New York City, Rise, Husband, Emotional, Amusing, Daughter, Pursuit, 1950s, 1960s, Son, Growing up

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