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Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest

The Tribeca Film Festival heralded Woody Allen's return to making his films in New York City by debuting his new movie, "Whatever Works" on the festival's opening night April 22nd, 2009.

"Whatever Works" is Allen's first film shot in his hometown of Manhattan since 2004.

"Whatever Works" is a described as a comedy starring Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Ed Begley Jr. and Patricia Clarkson.

The Tribeca Film Festival is co-founded by Robert De Niro, and will run through May 3rd, 2009.

An Oscar-winner for writing and directing Annie Hall and for his Hannah and Her Sisters screenplay, Allen is the author of the Broadway plays Don't Drink the Water, Play It Again, Sam and The Floating Light Bulb. Known for his wittily neurotic persona and skill with both comedic and dramatic films, Allen's acclaimed body of work includes Sleeper, Take the Money and Run, Bananas, Love and Death, Interiors, Manhattan, Stardust Memories, Zelig, Broadway Danny Rose, The Purple Rose of Cairo, September, Husbands and Wives, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Bullets Over Broadway, Mighty Aphrodite, Sweet and Lowdown, Hollywood Ending, Melinda and Melinda, Match Point and Scoop, Cassandra's Dream and the recent Vicky Christina Barcelona.

Photos by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
'Whatever Works' premieres as part of the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Woody Allen

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Sony Pictures Classics co-president Michael Barker

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Michael Barker

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Barbara Koppel

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Melissa Leo

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Melissa Leo

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Melissa Leo

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Larry David

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Larry David and Susie Essman

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Larry David

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Larry David and Susie Essman

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Patricia Clarkson

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Patricia Clarkson

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Patricia Clarkson

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Patricia Clarkson

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Patricia Clarkson

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Henry Cavill

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Henry Cavill

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Henry Cavill

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Woody Allen and Patricia Clarkson

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Woody Allen and Patricia Clarkson

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Woody Allen and Patricia Clarkson

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Woody Allen and Patricia Clarkson

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Woody Allen

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Patricia Clarkson

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Woody Allen, Patricia Clarkson and Michael Barker

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Woody Allen, Patricia Clarkson and Henry Cavill

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Henry Cavill

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Woody Allen, Patricia Clarkson and Henry Cavill

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Patricia Clarkson and Henry Cavill

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Melissa Leo and Henry Cavill

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Evan Rachel Wood

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Evan Rachel Wood

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Evan Rachel Wood and Henry Cavill

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Evan Rachel Wood and Henry Cavill

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Evan Rachel Wood

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Evan Rachel Wood

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Evan Rachel Wood

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Evan Rachel Wood

Photo Coverage: 'Whatever Works' Debuts at Tribeca Film Fest
Evan Rachel Wood



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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.



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