About Schmidt is a 2002 American comedy-drama film directed by Alexander Payne, starring Jack Nicholson in the title role. It is loosely based on the 1996 novel of the same title by Louis Begley. Many of the scenes were filmed on location, especially in Omaha, Nebraska and Denver, Colorado. According to the special features on the DVD, a number of non-professional local residents appeared in the film, portraying their real-life professions. The actual Woodmen of the World headquarters building in Omaha was used in the film, and Jack Nicholson was made an honorary member of the company during...
|Release date:||May 22, 2002|
|Directed by:||Alexander Payne|
|Producer:||Michael Besman, Harry Gittes, Rachael Horovitz|
|Music by:||Rolfe Kent|
|Screenplay by:||Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor|
|Adapted from:||About Schmidt|