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Title About Schmidt [videorecording] / New Line Cinema presents a Michael Besman/Harry Gittes production ; producers, Harry Gittes, Michael Besman ; screenplay writers, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor ; director, Alexander Payne.
Publication [United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, [2003]
Copyright date ©2002
Description 1 videocassette (125 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
polyester 1/2 in.
magnetic surround Dolby
VHS
Call # VIDEO
System Req VHS, Dolby surround.
Note Closed-captioned.
Cast Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Len Cariou, Howard Hesseman, Kathy Bates, June Squibb, Matt Winston.
Credits Director of photography, James Glennon ; editor, Kevin Tent ; music, Rolfe Kent ; costume designer, Wendy Chuck ; production designer, Jane Ann Stewart.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the novel by Louis Begley.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for some language and brief nudity.
Summary Warren Schmidt is about the taste the not-so-sweet slice of life. When he retired, he and his wife, Helen, had big plans - but an unexpected twist changes everything. Now, all of Schmidt's attention is focused on his daughter's upcoming wedding to a loser waterbed salesman. From meeting the groom's hippie parents to sponsoring a Tanzanian foster child, Schmidt embarks on a search for answers, only to discover that life is full of trick questions.
Awards Golden Globes, USA, 2003: Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Jack Nicholson).
Subject Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Retirement -- Drama.
Weddings -- Drama.
Addl. Author Gittes, Harry.
Besman, Michael.
Payne, Alexander, 1961-
Taylor, Jim.
Nicholson, Jack.
Davis, Hope, 1967-
Mulroney, Dermot.
Cariou, Len.
Hesseman, Howard.
Bates, Kathy, 1948-
Squibb, June, 1929-
Winston, Matt.
Glennon, James, 1942-
Tent, Kevin.
Kent, Rolfe.
Chuck, Wendy.
Stewart, Jane Ann.
Begley, Louis. About Schmidt.
New Line Cinema Corporation.
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0780642694
Standard # 794043631733

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