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Miles is a divorced man and a failed writer who teaches junior high English. He decides to take his best friend, somewhat famous actor Jack, on a weeklong drive through California's wine country. There they explore their failures and question their relationships.

Corporate Author: Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Other Authors: Payne, Alexander, 1961-, Taylor, Jim., Giamatti, Paul., Church, Thomas Haden., Madsen, Virginia, 1961-, Oh, Sandra, 1971-, Pickett, Rex., Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Format: DVD
Published: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2005].
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Summary: Miles is a divorced man and a failed writer who teaches junior high English. He decides to take his best friend, somewhat famous actor Jack, on a weeklong drive through California's wine country. There they explore their failures and question their relationships.
Published: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2005].
Language: English
French
Spanish
Item Description: Based on the novel by Rex Pickett.
Library has both full screen and widescreen versions.
Special features: Full-length commentary by Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church; 7 deleted scenes; behind-the-scenes featurette; theatrical trailer.
Format: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language, some strong sexual content and nudity.
Awards: Academy Awards, USA, 2005: Oscar - Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published (Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor).
Production Credits: Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; editor, Kevin Tent ; music, Rolfe Kent ; costume designer, Wendy Chuck ; production designer, Jane Ann Stewart.