My Blueberry Nights

November 28th, 2007


My Blueberry Nights

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A young woman takes a soul-searching journey across America to resolve her questions about love while encountering a series of offbeat characters along the way.

Release Year: 2007

Rating: 6.7/10 (25,079 voted)

Critic's Score: 52/100

Director: Kar Wai Wong

Stars: Norah Jones, Jude Law, Natalie Portman

Elizabeth's heart is broken. For solace, she drops in late at night a few times at Jeremy's diner for blueberry pie a la mode; they talk. Once, he watchers her sleep, her head on the counter. Abruptly, she leaves New York City to get away from her pain. She works a couple of jobs in Memphis. There, a heart-broken cop is drinking himself into oblivion, his ex occasionally showing up where he drinks and Lizzy works. Then, she's in Nevada, working at a casino where she uses her savings (she wants a car) to stake Leslie, a busted gambler, in a high rollers' game. After, Beth drives Leslie to Vegas where Leslie's estranged father lives. Broken relationships. What about Jeremy?

Writers: Kar Wai Wong, Lawrence Block

Jude Law - Jeremy
Norah Jones - Elizabeth
Chad R. Davis - Boyfriend (as Chad Davis)
Katya Blumenberg - Girlfriend
John Malloy - Diner Manager
Demetrius Butler - Male Customer
Frankie Faison - Travis
David Strathairn - Arnie
Adriane Lenox - Sandy
Rachel Weisz - Sue Lynne
Benjamin Kanes - Randy
Cat Power - Katya (as Chan Marshall)
Michael Hartnett - Sunglasses
Natalie Portman - Leslie
Michael May - Aloha

Taglines: How do you say goodbye to someone you can't imagine living without?


Official Website: Official site [Spain] | Official site [Spain] |

Release Date: 28 November 2007

Filming Locations: Caliente, Nevada, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $74,146 (USA) (6 April 2008) (6 Screens)

Gross: $866,778 (USA) (13 July 2008)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  | Argentina:

Did You Know?

Opening film for the 60th Cannes Film Festival in 2007.

Elizabeth: The last few days, I've been learning not to trust people and I'm glad I've failed. Sometimes we depend on other people as a mirror to define us and tell us who we are and each reflection makes me like myself a little more.

User Review

Nice movie, like a slow song in a shady café

Rating: 8/10

The film is all about mood. If you are not in it, you will not like the movie. My recommendation is to watch it at night, in bed, with no worries on your mind or things to do. It is not something really great, but it soothes the soul like one of those old road books.

The story itself is more of a three parter, each section detailing a mindset and the situations that define it. You see the hopeless romantic, the one person who let the other inside instead of just sticking to the outside, and for whom losing the other is worst than death; then there is the rebellious daughter that loves and hates her father until it's to late to do anything either way; and of course, the story of Nora Joneses and Jude Law's characters.

Bottom line: lay comfy in your bed and listen to the slow rhythms of the music while digesting the human nature presented in the film. In the end it is worth watching.


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