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About Schmidt

Rating:R (for some language and brief nudity)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:December 13, 2002
Running time:124 minutes
Cast:Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Len Cariou, Howard Hesseman
Director:Alexander Payne
Producer:Harry Gittes, Michael Besman
Writer:Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
Distributor:New Line Cinema

Description: Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman, who at age 66 has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not altogether bitter, but not happy either, as everything his wife does annoys him, and he disapproves of the man his daughter is about to marry. When his wife suddenly dies, he sets out to postpone the imminent marriage of his daughter to a man he doesn't like, while coping with discoveries about his late wife and himself in the process.

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