A successful investment banker struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. With the help of a customer service rep and her young son, he starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.
A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.
Davis (Jake Gyllenhaal), a successful private equity fund partner, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father-in-law, Phil (Chris Cooper), to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis' letters catch the attention of customer service rep, Karen (Naomi Watts), and, amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own, the two form an unlikely connection. With the help of Karen and her son Chris (Judah Lewis), Davis starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.Written by
Chris Cooper plays Jake Gyllenhaal's father-in-law. In October Sky (1999), Chris played the role of Gyllenhaal's father. See more »
At around 1h20m when Davis and Chris are in the car there are several in and out frames in which the car dashboard clock shows different time of day. See more »
I can't have sex with you. It'd be dangerous.
There's that word again. Is Carl really out of town, or did you just chop him up into little pieces and stuff him in your sock drawer?
That's ridiculous. I don't have a sock drawer.
Well... where do you keep all your socks?
In the same drawer as my underwear.
What? I just... You know, I just think a woman's underwear is deserving of its own space.
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At the end of the credits, Davis says: "Warmest regards, Davis C. Mitchell". See more »
This guy is great, his career got of to a bit of a slow start with some of his early work but he still seem to catch a few decent ones. Now it seems he will disappear for a while then come out with a smash. This guy is up there with the best of them and he is in my top 10 favorites.
Normally i don't fallow movies very close, i spend time tinkering or reading on line and if a movie catches my attention then i get into it. This one grabbed me from the start and held on to the end.
They kept the suspense with the station wagon and it kept me wondering on who it my be and their intent but it wasn't what i thought and was a nice surprise.
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