In The Mood

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Biography, Comedy

In 1944, the saga of Ellsworth "Sonny" Wisecarver was sensational news. IN THE MOOD attempts to re-create the story of the amorous teenager and two lonely women. Taking advantage of the dramatic shortage of men in the US, 15-year-old Sonny (Patrick Dempsey) has affairs with married women played by Talia Balsam and Beverly D'Angelo. Society is not ready...read more

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In 1944, the saga of Ellsworth "Sonny" Wisecarver was sensational news. IN THE MOOD attempts to re-create the story of the amorous teenager and two lonely women. Taking advantage of the dramatic shortage of men in the US, 15-year-old Sonny (Patrick Dempsey) has affairs with married women

played by Talia Balsam and Beverly D'Angelo. Society is not ready for a teenage lothario seducing older women, and Sonny is soon in trouble with the law. Dempsey is a find, as is Balsam. D'Angelo does her usual competent job and adds enough spice to the picture to titillate. Wisecarver himself

does a cameo as a postman and, on the video, talks about his notoriety as the "Woo Woo Kid."

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: In 1944, the saga of Ellsworth "Sonny" Wisecarver was sensational news. IN THE MOOD attempts to re-create the story of the amorous teenager and two lonely women. Taking advantage of the dramatic shortage of men in the US, 15-year-old Sonny (Patrick Dempsey… (more)

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