That night, Camille and Cora prepare to debut their production of Salome at the local church, in which Cora, Jason and Jack star. The soundtrack is by David A. Stewart. Meanwhile, Altman's camera strolls comfortably around town, introducing us to Cora (Julianne Moore), Camille's dim sister; Emma (Liv Tyler), Cora's daughter, who takes a pass on genteel society and works at the catfish house; and the forces down at the police station, including the veteran officer Lester (Ned Beatty), Jason the doofus sheriff's deputy (Chris O'Donnell) and Wanda the deputy (Niecy Nash). "They read you your rights?'' "Cookie's Fortune'' is Robert Altman's sunniest film, a warm-hearted comedy that somehow manages to deal with death and murder charges without even containing a real villain. Some of these people have roles in the Easter play, which is "Salome'' (the letterboard in front of the church says it's "by Oscar Wilde and Camille Dixon''). It's almost always something philosophical, never sexual.126.96.36.199 19:23, 25 November 2013 (UTC), In Bed must belong to a classical joke, doesn't it?
the lawyer (Donald Moffat) asks Willis. "He's innocent.
Willis tells an anecdote about Cookie's prized diamond and ruby necklace, explaining that Buck once had the necklace appraised only to discover its jewels were fake, a fact he never disclosed to Cookie. Meanwhile, Cora and Camille return to Cookie's home and begin cleaning her bloodied bedding and removing the crime scene tape, assuming they are to inherit the house.
A black man named Willis (Charles S. Dutton) wanders out of a bar, seems to break into a home, and studies the guns displayed in a cabinet. Cookie’s Fortune mijn reden er voor is ‘er was niks anders’ Toch maar gekeken: Goed complot slecht neergezet en ook bij het begin boeide het mij niet later werd het na een half uur een beetje boeiend maar heel de film viel uit duizend stukjes zelfs de acteurs konden de film voor mij niet reden. Jewel Mae "Cookie" Orcutt, an elderly dowager in Holly Springs, Mississippi, commits suicide with one of her late husband Buck's pistols.
"Cookie's Fortune'' is the kind of comedy with a lot of laughs, and even more smiles. Emma also believes he's innocent, and demonstrates her confidence by moving into his jail cell. Fortune cookies are crisp cookies containing a small piece of paper with words of wisdom or a vague prophecy.
Neal plays Cookie, a rich widow who misses her husband fiercely. Protesting Willis's detainment, Emma refuses to leave the police station until he is freed. Otis Tucker, a detective from a larger jurisdiction, arrives that night and begins questioning locals.
She and Jason also frequently have sex in empty offices at the station. Directed by Robert Altman. There is a common joke involving fortune cookies that involves appending "in bed" — the phrase "in bed" being one of many sexual innuendo jokes along with "your mom", "that's what she said", and "said the actress to the bishop" — to the end of the fortune, usually creating a sexual innuendo or other bizarre messages.
Also a Scrabble board. Rated PG-13 Believing that "suicide is a disgrace", Camille eats Cookie's suicide note and attempts to make her death look like a murder.
Filming took place on location in Holly Springs, Mississippi, where the film is set. Camille is charged with Cookie's murder.
The title text instead shows the example of an imaginary fortune that would not change in meaning if "in bed" was appended. The same night, Jason encounters Camille and Cora moving into Cookie's house, despite it being an active crime scene, and escorts them off the property. Altman's films are sometimes criticized for being needlessly enigmatic and elliptical, for ending at quixotic moments, for getting too cute with the asides. The movie takes place in the small town of Holly Springs, Miss., where Altman assembles a large cast of lovable characters.
She steals a prized diamond and ruby necklace from Cookie's neck and throws the pistol in the garden (observed doing so by Ronnie, a young boy who lives next door). Cookie's Fortune is a 1999 American black comedy film directed by Robert Altman and starring Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Patricia Neal, Charles S. Dutton, and Chris O'Donnell.It follows a dysfunctional family in small-town Mississippi and their various responses to the suicide of their wealthy aunt, some of them turning criminal. "Cookie's Fortune'' is Robert Altman's sunniest film, a warm-hearted comedy that somehow manages to deal with death and murder charges without even containing a real villain. Her pretentious niece, Camille, who directs local church theater productions, stops by later that day to borrow a glass fruit bowl, accompanied by her witless and submissive younger sister, Cora.
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