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About Schmidt

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In Theaters: December 13, 2002

R | Drama | 2h 5m

About Schmidt

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.

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