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Wonderful World

"Happiness is a state of mind"

In this sometimes moving dark comedy, Broderick plays Ben-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 Ibu.

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Released: Jan 1st, 2009
Budget: N/A
Revenue: N/A

Wonderful World Main Cast

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Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick
plays Ben Singer
Sanaa Lathan
Sanaa Lathan
plays Khadi
Michael K. Williams
Michael K. Williams
plays Ibu
Philip Baker Hall
Philip Baker Hall
plays The Man
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
plays Cyril
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (revealing mistake): The chess board Ben and Ibou are playing on is placed wrongly. The rightmost square on the row nearest each player is not a white square but a black one.
  • Movie Goof (revealing mistake): When Ben folds Ibou's hands after finding him on his bed, you can see Ibou's left hand twitch slightly before Ben touches it.
  • Joshua Goldin's directorial debut.
  • At one point in the film, Matthew Broderick and Sanaa Lathan are talking about the impossibility of their relationship. Lathan's character says that they are like a hippo and a lion trying to mate. Broderick asks 'who's the hippo. Broderick voiced Simba in the "Lion King" franchise.
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