About Schmidt
Filmfest 2015

German Age Rating

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Shortly after retiring from a lifetime of service as an insurance company actuary, Warren Schmidt's wife dies, leaving him feeling desperately alone. Trying to put his life back together, he embarks on a road trip to Denver, where his only daughter is preparing to marry an underachieving waterbed salesman. Warren decides he must save his daughter from making the biggest mistake of her life. Throughout his journey, Warren shares his experiences in the letters he writes to a 6-year old Tanzanian orphan whom he sponsors and Warren begins to catch a glimpse of who he really is.
Warner Bros.

Filmmakers Live with director Alexander Payne

tags: Aging, Loneliness, Comedy, Road Movie, Feature film

Cast: Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, June Squibb


Screenplay: Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor

Original Material: Louis Begley

Director of Photography: James Glennon

Film Editor: Kevin Tent

Composer: Rolfe Kent

Production Designer: Jane Ann Stewart

Costume Design: Wendy Chuck

Sound: Unsun Song

Producer: Michael Besman, Harry Gittes

Production Company: New Line Cinema

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures Germany

Director: Alexander Payne