About Schmidt

Writer-director Alexander Payne and cowriter Jim Taylor completely rework Louis Begley's acclaimed novel into an odd, picaresque odyssey in which a retired 66-year-old insurance actuary takes to the road in a 35-foot Winnebago. It's not exactly a journey of self-discovery; Warren Schmidt (beautifully played by Jack Nicholson) is far too deluded to know he's...read more