The film follows Schmidt as he retires from his pedestrian job, followed by the death of his wife for whom he had lost affection. He goes on a road trip in order to attend the wedding of his only daughter to a man and into a family he does not particularly like, compelling him to reflect on his life throughout the film.
Producers: Michael Besman, Harry Gittes, Rachael Horovitz
Director: Alexander Payne
Writer: Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor