ABOUT SCHMIDT (2002)

about-schmidt

Directed By: Alexander Payne
Written By: Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor
Based on the Novel By: Louis Begley
Cinematography: James Glennon
Editor: Kevin Tent 


Cast: Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, Dermont Mulroney, Hope Davis, June Sqibb, Howard Hesseman, Harry Groener, Connie Ray, Len Cariou 


Warren Schmidt has led a safe, predictable life working in the insurance industry in Omaha, Nebraska for many years, yet now faces retirement. At the same time, he is forced to take a hard look at his wife, his life, and his relationship with his estranged daughter. An often hilarious series of events follow as Schmidt embarks on an unpredictable RV journey to attend his daughter’s wedding in Denver, Colorado

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FLATLINERS (1990)

FLATLINERS, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Oliver Platt, William Baldwin, 1990

Directed By: Joel Schumacher
Written By: Peter Filardi
Director Of Photography: Jan De Bont
Editor: Robert Brown 


 Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin, Kevin Bacon, Oliver Platt, Hope Davis, Kimberly Scott, Aeryk Egan

Medical students begin to explore the realm of near death experiences, hoping for insights. Each has their heart stopped and is revived. They begin having flashes of walking nightmares from their childhood, reflecting sins they committed or had committed against them. The experiences continue to intensify, and they begin to be physically beaten by their visions as they try and go deeper into the death experience to find a cure.

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