Movies: Wonderful World
Wonderful World
Ben is a failed children's folk singer and less-than-extraordinary weekend dad. Deeply cynical, Ben's sole pleasure in life is derived from chess games with his Senegalese roommate Ibou. When Ibou is suddenly struck ill and an insensitive municipal employee exacerbates the emergency situation, Ben's pessimistic worldview seems unequivocally confirmed. But, when Ibou's sister Khadi takes his place in their apartment, what starts as an awkward living arrangement becomes something more, and Ben finds that cynicism may be all a matter of perspective. Rated R for language, some drug use and sexual content.
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Philip Baker Hall, Sanaa Lathan, Jodelle Ferland, Michael K. Williams
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Directed by: Joshua Goldin
Written by: Joshua Goldin
Running time: 1hr 35min
Opens: Jan 08, 2010 Limited
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