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Author: Harry GittesMichael BesmanAlexander PayneJim TaylorJack NicholsonAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, [2003], ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Film and video adaptations
Named Person: Louis Begley; Louis Begley
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Gittes; Michael Besman; Alexander Payne; Jim Taylor; Jack Nicholson; Hope Davis; Dermot Mulroney; Len Cariou; Howard Hesseman; Kathy Bates; June Squibb; Matt Winston; James Glennon; Kevin Tent; Rolfe Kent; Wendy Chuck; Jane Ann Stewart; Louis Begley; New Line Cinema Corporation.; New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780642694 9780780642690
OCLC Number: 51909659
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Louis Begley.
Credits: Director of photography, James Glennon ; editor, Kevin Tent ; music, Rolfe Kent ; costume designer, Wendy Chuck ; production designer, Jane Ann Stewart.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Len Cariou, Howard Hesseman, Kathy Bates, June Squibb, Matt Winston.
Awards: Golden Globes, USA, 2003: Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Jack Nicholson).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for some language and brief nudity.
Description: 1 videocassette (125 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, Dolby surround.
Responsibility: New Line Cinema presents a Michael Besman/Harry Gittes production ; producers, Harry Gittes, Michael Besman ; screenplay writers, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor ; director, Alexander Payne.

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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.

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