Whatever Works Poster

Release Date: June 19th, 2009

DVD Release Date: October 27th, 2009

PG-13|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
After a failed suicide attempt, brilliant New York misanthrope Boris Yellnikoff (Larry David) forsakes his posh upper-class existence for meager accommodations in Chinatown. He meets his exact opposite in Melody (Evan Rachel Wood), a pageant queen from the Deep South who's long on sweetness but short on smarts. Surprisingly, Boris and Melody marry, but the sparks really fly when Melody's born-again Christian mother (Patricia Clarkson) arrives and finds liberation instead of damnation.

Cast: Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Clarkson, Ed Begley Jr., Michael McKean, Henry Cavill, John Gallagher Jr., Jessica Hecht

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Gravier Productions, Wild Bunch, Perdido Productions

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Family, New York City, Marriage, Love, Relationships, Transformation, Endearing, 2000s, Father, Engaging, Hilarious, Mother, Hospital

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