R | | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.
Jim Jarmusch finished the script in two and a half weeks.
I pretty much have all my stuff.
Sherry: Looks like you got a love letter from one of your other girlfriends.
As can be evidenced by the symbols on the airport signs (the letters A, B, and C, individually, are in the center of rounded triangles, designating sections of the airport) Newark Airport (NJ) was used for each of the airport scenes, although Murray's character was supposedly going to many different places in the US.
Unusually, bit part players with no spoken lines in this movie are listed in the credits. Normally only speaking parts are listed.
$780,408 (USA) (7 August 2005)
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