About Schmidt (2002)
Jack Nicholson is a 66-year-old insurance man, recently widowed and retired, in Omaha, Nebraska
American Splendor (2002)
True story about misfit who creates a popular comic series based on his own life.
Arlington Road (1999)
A bereaved lecturer begins to think his neighbour is a terrorist.
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
A bright but troubled rich kid unexpectedly finds himself in the American ‘public school’ system – and finds a novel way of beating the bullies.
The Daytrippers (1996)
Discovery of a 'love letter' sparks razor-sharp road trip.
Duma (2005)
Road movie on a motorbike in South Africa with 10-year-old Xan and his cheetah cub buddy.
Genova (2008)
In a foreign city, a young girl begins to catch glimpses of the mother she lost in a car crash.
Hearts In Atlantis (2001)
Anthony Hopkins is a psychic lodger in the Fifties home of 11-year-old Anton Yelchin.
The Hoax (2006)
A writer creates a media sensation with his fake biography of Howard Hughes.
Infamous (2006)
Truman Capote researches the Clutter murders for In Cold Blood.
The Matador (2005)
The last fling of a burned out hitman and his uncommon friendship with a failing businessman.
The Nines (2007)
Alternative reality comedy thriller about a man who may or may not be a celebrity.
Proof (2005)
The mathematics of personal relationships, confused by an equation of madness.
Real Steel (2011)
A hustler in the robot-fighting business, down on his luck, finds himself responsible for the son he walked out on years before.
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
The story of a theatre director's drive to produce his masterwork.
The Weather Man (2005)
How to make a fractured family work without falling apart.
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