About Schmidt

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Release Date: December 13, 2002 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: June 3, 2003

R | 2h 5m | Drama


Just as Warren Schmidt (Nicholson) retires, his wife of 42 years suddenly dies. Unhappy with the choices his daughter is making, he sets out in his motor home on a journey of self discovery. He decides to sponsor a six-year-old orphan in Tanzania and they exchange letters. Through these letters, Schmidt begins to discover himself.

Loosely based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Louis Begley.

Director: Alexander Payne
Studio: New Line Cinema
Producer(s): Dennis Haysbert, Harry Gites
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Dermot Mulroney, Hope Davis, Kathy Bates
Writer(s): Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
Official Site: http://www.aboutschmidtmovie.com

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