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Release Date: November 2nd, 2012

DVD Release Date: March 12th, 2013

R|1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary
At 50 years of age, former rock star Cheyenne (Sean Penn) still dresses the part and lives in Ireland off the royalties and dividends from smart investments. The death of his estranged father brings Cheyenne back to New York, where he discovers the old man had one obsession: to hunt down a Nazi war criminal (Heinz Lieven). Cheyenne decides to pick up the quest where his late father left off, and sets out at his own pace on a journey across America.

Cast: Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Judd Hirsch, Eve Hewson, Kerry Condon, Harry Dean Stanton, Joyce Van Patten, David Byrne

Director: Paolo Sorrentino

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Lucky Red, Medusa Film, Indigo Film

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

Keywords: Friend, Witty, 2010s, Wife, New York City, Touching, Transformation, Pursuit

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  • As juxtapositions go, regressed Goth rock star and Holocaust could hardly be more bizarre, and bizarre can be good when it's done deftly. In this case, however, it's done ponderously and sententiously. show more

  • This mashup of genres and themes doesn't entirely succeed, but it is warm, funny and ably crafted. show more

  • Eccentric, misguided and occasionally charming and sweet, this curiosity item with Sean Penn in one of his nuttier performances is unlikely to be embraced critically or commercially. show more

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