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The Resource About Schmidt, New Line Cinema presents a Michael Besman/Harry Gittes production ; producers, Harry Gittes, Michael Besman ; screenplay writers, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor ; director, Alexander Payne

About Schmidt, New Line Cinema presents a Michael Besman/Harry Gittes production ; producers, Harry Gittes, Michael Besman ; screenplay writers, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor ; director, Alexander Payne

Label
About Schmidt
Title
About Schmidt
Statement of 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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Warren Schmidt is about to 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 note
Golden Globes, USA, 2003: Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Jack Nicholson).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, James Glennon ; editor, Kevin Tent ; music, Rolfe Kent ; costume designer, Wendy Chuck ; production designer, Jane Ann Stewart
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for some language and brief nudity
Language note
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Len Cariou, Howard Hesseman, Kathy Bates, June Squibb, Matt Winston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1962-
  • 1967-
  • 1948-
  • 1935-
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gittes, Harry
  • Besman, Michael
  • Payne, Alexander
  • Taylor, Jim
  • Nicholson, Jack
  • Davis, Hope
  • Mulroney, Dermot
  • Cariou, Len
  • Hesseman, Howard
  • Bates, Kathy
  • Squibb, June
  • Winston, Matt
  • Glennon, James
  • Tent, Kevin
  • Kent, Rolfe
  • Chuck, Wendy
  • Stewart, Jane Ann
  • Begley, Louis
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DVD-Video discs
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Retirement
  • Weddings
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
About Schmidt, New Line Cinema presents a Michael Besman/Harry Gittes production ; producers, Harry Gittes, Michael Besman ; screenplay writers, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor ; director, Alexander Payne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the novel by Louis Begley
  • Special features: 9 deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; DVD-ROM content
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version1.85:1
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9780780642713
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043631924
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
N6319
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm51909746
  • 1098717
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, DTS, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
About Schmidt, 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
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the novel by Louis Begley
  • Special features: 9 deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; DVD-ROM content
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version1.85:1
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9780780642713
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043631924
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
N6319
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm51909746
  • 1098717
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, DTS, Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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