Broken Flowers Poster

Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: January 3rd, 2006

R|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
When his latest girlfriend (Julie Delpy) leaves him, retired computer magnate Don Johnston (Bill Murray) has no greater ambition than to sit around the house. When he receives an anonymous letter from a former girlfriend claiming he has a 19-year-old son he's never met, Don doesn't even think to follow up. It's not until his neighbor, a mystery fan, encourages him that Don resolves to visit the exes who seem the most likely candidates and find out the truth.

Cast: Bill Murray, Jeffrey Wright, Sharon Stone, Frances Conroy, Jessica Lange, Tilda Swinton, Julie Delpy, Mark Webber

Director: Jim Jarmusch

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Bac Films, Focus Features

Ratings & Reviews

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  • For actresses of a certain age, Jarmusch's film amounts to a full-employment act...Best are Stone, transparent in her desire, and Conroy, completely opaque. show more

  • It skips merrily along the surface with its over-the-top vignettes but never seems to arrive at a destination. Nevertheless, the journey is more than half the fun as every actor attacks his role with relish. show more

  • Jarmusch's uncharacteristically mainstream -- wonderful -- road trip movie.

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