My Blueberry Nights

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

In Wong Kar Wai's debut English language feature, the internationally acclaimed director takes his audience on a dramatic journey across the distance between heartbreak and a new beginning. After a rough break-up, Elizabeth (played by songstress Norah Jones in her screen debut) sets out on a journey across America, leaving behind a life of memories, a dream and a soulful new friend; a café owner (Jude Law)—all while in search of something to mend her broken heart.

Waitressing her way through the country, Elizabeth befriends others whose yearnings are greater than hers, including a troubled cop (David Strathairn) and his estranged wife (Rachel Weisz) and a down-on-her luck gambler (Natalie Portman) with a score to settle. Through these individuals, Elizabeth witnesses the true depths of loneliness and emptiness, and begins to understand that her own journey is part of a greater exploration within herself.

Rotten Tomatoes Score:

61%

Genre:

Drama, Romance

Writer:

Kar Wai Wong, Lawrence Block

Directors:

Kar Wai Wong

Leads:

Norah Jones, Jude Law, David Strathairn, Natalie Portman, Hector A Leguillow, Rachel Weisz

Music:

Ry Cooder

Length:

93 minutes

Year:

2007

Country:

Hong Kong, China, France

Language:

English

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