The Prize Winner Of Defiance, Ohio

Julianne Moore sparkles as a patient, saintly '50s housewife who uses her smarts to provide for her family of 12 in this sweet adaptation of a true story. Well-educated aspiring writer Evelyn Ryan (Moore) met her husband, Kelly (Woody Harrelson), when he was a crooner with a touch of bad-boy edge. They married and eventually had 10 children, but times turned...read more

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02:30 — The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio is based on the true story of housewife Evelyn Ryan, who helped support her family by winning entries in jingle-wri (more…)

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  • Released: 2005
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Julianne Moore sparkles as a patient, saintly '50s housewife who uses her smarts to provide for her family of 12 in this sweet adaptation of a true story. Well-educated aspiring writer Evelyn Ryan (Moore) met her husband, Kelly (Woody Harrelson), when he w… (more)

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