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Director:
Writers:
Meg Kasdan (written by) &
Lawrence Kasdan (written by)
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Release Date:
24 May 2012 (Israel) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Diane Keaton ... Beth

Kevin Kline ... Joseph

Dianne Wiest ... Penny

Richard Jenkins ... Russell

Elisabeth Moss ... Grace

Mark Duplass ... Bryan

Ayelet Zurer ... Carmen

Sam Shepard ... Sheriff Morris

Lindsay Sloane ... Ellie

Jay Ali ... Sam
Robert Bear ... Possum
Casey ... Freeway
Paul Kiernan ... Patient
Jericho Watson ... Ethan
Yolanda Wood ... Cop

D.L. Walker ... Burly Cop
Dina Goldman ... Caterer
Ruben Barboza ... Waiter

Aline Andrade ... Waiter #2

Jon Kasdan ... Offciant
Mark Robinette ... Bandleader
Craig Miner ... Band Member
Ryan Shupe ... Band Member
Anne Cullimore Decker ... Muriel
Anthony Bregman ... Jeff

Tod Huntington ... Deputy Chas
Jason Jensen ... Ponytailed Runner

Charles Halford ... Christus
Christina Thurmond ... Redhead
Lorry Houston ... Co-Pilot
Jon Florence ... Pilot

Jan Broberg ... Hysterical Wife
Zack Phifer ... Comforting Husband
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Devin Chase Allen ... Mountain Biker (uncredited)
Todd Bentley ... Paramedic (uncredited)

Lawrence Kasdan ... Man on Street (uncredited)

Dennis Record ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)

Directed by
Lawrence Kasdan 
 
Writing credits
Meg Kasdan (written by) &
Lawrence Kasdan (written by)

Produced by
Stefanie Azpiazu .... co-producer
Anthony Bregman .... producer
Lawrence Kasdan .... producer
Meg Kasdan .... executive producer
John J. Kelly .... executive producer
Andrew Peterson .... co-producer
Elizabeth Redleaf .... producer
Mark Steele .... co-producer
Christine K. Walker .... executive producer (as Christine Kunewa Walker)
 
Original Music by
James Newton Howard 
 
Cinematography by
Michael McDonough (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Carol Littleton 
 
Casting by
Ronna Kress 
 
Production Design by
Dina Goldman 
 
Art Direction by
Christopher R. DeMuri 
 
Set Decoration by
Les Boothe 
 
Costume Design by
Molly Maginnis 
 
Makeup Department
Edilaine Bueno .... additional hair stylist
Gina Homan .... assistant makeup artist
Jenna Kilgrow .... additional hair stylist
Lora Laing .... key hair stylist (as Lora 'Rockets' Laing)
Edwin Matsu .... additional hair stylist (as Ed Matsu)
Lindsey Ann McDonald .... additional hair stylist
Christianna Mower .... additional hair stylist
Marina Proctor .... makeup department head
Jana Salvatori .... additional makeup artist: Germany
Stephanie Scott .... additional makeup artist
Maika Taylor .... assistant hair stylist
 
Production Management
Craig Ayers .... production supervisor
John J. Kelly .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brent Geisler .... second second assistant director
Cody Harbaugh .... second assistant director
Donald Murphy .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Scott Arneman .... property assistant
Brent Astrope .... construction coordinator
Tyler Astrope .... head scenic
Burke Bowthorpe .... set dresser
Dillon Ellefson .... greens assistant
Russell Evans .... greens assistant
Cody Fairbanks .... set dresser
Ben Fox .... set dresser
Jason Haase .... art department
Matt Harris .... assistant property master
Michael T. Higgins .... leadman
Hollie Howton .... art department coordinator
Konnor Jenson .... set dresser
Gloria Murphy .... property master
Cynthia A. Neibaur .... buyer (as Cynthia Neibaur)
L.S. Prickett .... set dresser (as Lu Prickett)
Eric Robinson .... scenic painter
Layne Robinson .... construction foreman
Jonas Sappington .... set dresser
Cordell Taylor .... greensman (as Cordell B. Taylor)
Susan Valentine .... additional buyer (as Susab K. Valentine)
 
Sound Department
Beau Borders .... re-recording mixer
Douglas Cameron .... sound mixer
Anne Couk .... first assistant sound editor
Stefan Fraticelli .... foley artist
Joseph L. Garrard .... boom operator
Robert Grieve .... supervising sound editor
Ryan Lukasik .... foley assistant
Ron Malligers .... foley mixer (as Ron Mellegers)
Kevin O'Connell .... re-recording mixer
Trent Richmond .... foley editor
Steve Schatz .... re-recording recordist
Kevin Schultz .... foley mixer
Danial Shimiaei .... re-recording stage engineer
Danial Shimiaei .... sound re-recording stage engineer
John Sievert .... foley artist
Randy Wilson .... foley mixer
Rich Macar .... commentary re-recordist (uncredited)
Chris Navarro .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Joel Shryack .... co-supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Andy Stallabrass .... adr mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Ben Josephsen .... special effects coordinator
Josh Josephson .... special effects assistant (as Josh Josephsen)
Josh Kielkowski .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
Felicia Faden .... digital artist: Gamblers Ruin
Bill Gilman .... visual effects supervisor: Gamblers Ruin
Jennifer Gonzalez .... digital artist: Gamblers Ruin
Steven J. Madonna .... digital technology support: Gamblers Ruin
Stacey Shear .... digital production manager: Gamblers Ruin (as Stacey Shear-Riera)
Naveen Shukla .... digital artist: Gamblers Ruin
Ashwin Singh .... digital artist: Gamblers Ruin
Archie Villanueva .... digital artist: Gamblers Ruin
 
Stunts
Jeff Danoff .... stunts
Barbara Anne Klein .... stunts
Patrick J. Statham .... stunt coordinator (as Patrick Statham)
Patrick J. Statham .... stunts (as Patrick Statham)
Barbara Anne Klein .... stunt double: Diane Keaton (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Douglas Arnold .... electrician
Sean Bagley .... additional grip
Ken Bailey .... director of photography: Telluride
Yelena Baykova .... additional video assist
Greg Bishop .... additional grip
Michael Black .... camera operator
Matt Broten .... additional grip (as Matt C. Broten)
Thomas Cooney .... grip
Brandon Ellsworth .... grip
David Forester .... second assistant camera
Richard Hendricks .... additional grip
Andrew Hicks .... additional grip
Ben Josephsen .... additional grip
Tracy Keele .... grip
Curt Klein .... video assist
Shawn Lacy .... additional grip (as Shawn P. Lacy)
Josh Lee .... additional electrician
Nathan D. Lee .... camera assistant
Fritz Lindbeck .... best boy electric
Mark Emery Moore .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Mark E. Moore)
Mark Emery Moore .... steadicam operator (as Mark E. Moore)
Ryan Muirhead .... additional still photographer
Steve Olpin .... camera operator: epk
Skyler Ostler .... camera intern
Jason Painter .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Jason E. Painter)
Keith Putnam .... digital imaging technician
John Raymer .... additional electrician
Patrick Reddish .... camera operator: "b: camera
David 'D.R.' Rhineer .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Greg Rhineer .... camera operator
Ian Rigby .... assistant camera: Telluride
Ian Rigby .... camera assistant
Geno Salvatori .... camera operator (as Gene Salvatori)
Alan E. Stoddard .... key grip
Paul McKay Taylor .... second assistant camera
Charles Unice .... additional electrician (as Charles J. Unice)
Craig C. Wallace .... electrician
Jason Walser .... best boy grip
Wilson Webb .... still photographer
Garlan Wilde .... gaffer
Jason Winget .... electrician
Charlie Carr .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Michael Baker .... animation production manager: uper Stealth Startup
Ed Bell .... concept artist: uper Stealth Startup
Sean Buckelew .... digital ink & paint: uper Stealth Startup
John Hays .... animation producer: Super Stealth Startup
John Hays .... storyboard artist: uper Stealth Startup
Michael Jantze .... layout supervisor: uper Stealth Startup
Nicole Jantze .... production assistant: uper Stealth Startup
Charlene Kelley .... digital ink & paint: uper Stealth Startup
Heather McNabb .... digital ink & paint: uper Stealth Startup
Kelly McNutt .... concept artist: uper Stealth Startup
Tod Polson .... concept artist: uper Stealth Startup
Nathan Stephens .... lead compositor: uper Stealth Startup
Jan Van Buyten .... lead animator: uper Stealth Startup
Stan Webb .... additional editorial: uper Stealth Startup
Ben Zyberman .... background painter: uper Stealth Startup
 
Casting Department
Jeff Johnson .... casting: Utah
Gayle Minkovitch-Jensen .... extras casting: Utah (as Gayle Minkevitch)
Caitlin Well .... casting assistant: Los Angeles (as Cairlin Wells)
Tye Nelson .... casting associate: local (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michelle l Boucher .... set costumer (as Michelle Boucher)
Shantell Guy-Bailey .... costumer (as Shantell Guy)
Barbara Nelson .... costumer
Jacqueline Newell .... key costumer
Kacie Seamons .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Pete Conlin .... post production
Julie Currin .... digital intermediate account executive: Next Element By Dekuxe
Julius Friede .... digital intermediate colorist: Next Element By Deluxe
Julie Garces .... first assistant editor
Jonathan Hoffman .... post production
Todd Korody .... digital intermediate systems engineer: Nest Element By Deluze
Adam Lingo .... editorial assistant
Christine Park .... second assistant editor
Jon Pehlke .... digital intermediate editor
Mathieu Reid .... color timer
Mark Skowronski .... digital intermediate producer: Next Elemeby By Dekuxe
 
Music Department
Doug Bernheim .... music business affairs
Ed Cherney .... score mixer
Ed Cherney .... score recordist
Stuart Clark .... musician: clarinet
George Doering .... musician: guitar
Sven Faulconer .... technical score advisor
Matt Franko .... music preparation (uncredited)
John Goux .... musician: guitar
Mark Graham .... music preparation: Joann Kane Music Service
Russ Kunkel .... musician: drums
Douglas Livingston .... musician: pedal steel guitar
David Olson .... music editor
Manish Raval .... music supervisor
Matt Rollings .... musician: pianoi
Paul Smith .... music recordist
Pamela J. Sollie .... scoring coordinator
James Thatcher .... musician: horn (as Jim Thatcher)
Stuart Michael Thomas .... technical score advisor
Michael Valerio .... musician: bass (as Mike Valerio)
Matthew J. Ward .... additional score recording (as Matt Ward)
Jim Weidman .... supervising music editor
Tom Wolfe .... music supervisor
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation (uncredited)
Peter Rotter .... music contractor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Timmie Brennan .... driver
Bryan Brown .... additional driver
Mark Colloton .... driver
Scott Currey .... driver
Sam Demke .... driver
Darrell Karren .... additional driver
Jason Kelly .... driver
Nick Larson .... additional driver
Charles Latham .... driver
Paul Lowell .... transportation co-captain (as Paul E. Lowell)
Bert Lund .... driver
Kirk Mathiesen .... additional driver
Melanie Olmstead .... driver
Brian Rainey .... driver (as Bryan Rainey)
Katherine Rainey .... driver
Matthew Serna .... driver
Rick Spidell .... driver
Rob Turner .... additional driver
Barry Tuttle .... transportation captain (as Barry J. Tuttle)
Stew Webster .... driver
 
Other crew
Ken Bailey .... epk producer
Amanda Becker .... executive assistant: Werc Werk Works
Jonathan Boschan .... set production assistant
Erich Cannon .... production secretary
Aaron Carretti .... title production
Jennifer Chapman .... assistant production coordinator
Sarah Cole .... animal trainer & handler
Sarah Cole .... animal trainer
Michael Collins .... production accountant
Guin Dill .... animal trainer
Shawn Emerson .... medic
Kathy England .... insurance broker: Taylor & Taylor
Mario Flores .... chef (as Mario G. Flores)
Mairead Gaffney .... set production assistant (as M. Mairéad)
Kelly Gilpatrick .... festival and event manager: Werc Werk Works
Judd Greener .... key set production assistant
Matt Hagen .... accounting: Werc Werk Works
Meg Halsey .... travel and cast secretary
Paul Hammond .... commentary
Doug Harris .... controller: Werc Werk Works
Stephanie Heaton .... assistant: Ms. Keaton
Kipling Hicks .... production coordinator
Matthew Jensen .... chef
Kathleen Jorgenson .... banking services
Jill Klekas .... production office assistant
Dorothy Kovar .... banking services
Erica Kram .... commentary coordinator
Stuart Lake .... assistant: Mr. Redleaf and Ms. Walker
Dennis Light .... location manager
Kristin Ludwin .... script supervisor
Krystal Mathiesen .... first assistant accountant
Clay Maw .... assistant location manager
Kris Maxfield .... medic
Alex McCullough .... production assistant: Telluride
Geoff McFetridge .... title designer: Champion Graphics
Jeff Midgley .... set medic
Jennifer Mitchell .... craft service (as Iffer Mitchell)
Rachel Moceri .... set production assistant
Michael Moon .... medic
Russell Nunley .... location assistant
Paul Reugner .... caterer
Rebecca R. Ryan .... second assistant accountant (as Rebecca Ryan)
Cesar Sanchez .... chef
Geoffrey Sass .... chief marketing officer: Werc Werk Works (as Geoff Sass)
Greg D. Schmidt .... assistant: Mr. and Mrs. Kasdan
Alice Smith .... craft service assistant
Joan Smith .... extras payroll accountant
Steve Solomon .... animal trainer (as Steve M. Soloman)
Demian Spilsbury .... chef
Ben Weintraub .... assistant: Mr. Bregman (as Benjamin Weintraub)
Ronald 'Woody' Woods .... set security
Mariko Yoshimura-Rank .... office coordinator: Werc Werk Works
Randall Castillo .... production assistant (uncredited)
Larry Filion .... stand-in (uncredited)
Billy Holden .... photo double: Sam Shepard (uncredited)
Angella Joy .... double: Diane Keaton (uncredited)
Andrew Kim .... post-production support (uncredited)
Natasha Shumny .... post facilities coordinator (uncredited)
Joanne Valdez .... stand-in (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Mickell Smith .... thanks
 

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content including references, and language
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USA:103 min
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Lawrence Kasdan's first directorial effort in 9 years. His last directing job was the thriller Dreamcatcher (2003).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Towards the end of the film they take off in one type of aircraft but land in another totally different type after forcing the aircraft to return having spotted Freeway from it.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Patient:This is the best my back has felt in three years. Joseph, you're a genius.
Joseph:That's my job. I'm a surgeon. But I'm no genius.
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0 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Embarrassment all around, 8 June 2014
Author: zif ofoz from United States

This movie is a study in awful! Just awful!

The story unfolds like you are pulling teeth! Diane Keaton is just plain weird here and Kevin Kline looks lost and confused throughout.

Story - Beth finds a dog along a snow covered freeway. Risk her life to get dog. Dog becomes pet. One year later daughter married veterinarian that doctored frozen dog. Dog runs away (that should have been a hint to viewers). All that happens in first 20 minutes of movie! Now you have 83 more minutes to watch a bunch of actors run around in woods looking for dog - it rains, it's cold, they are stupid.

If there is an example of 'actors doing it for the money' this is it! Good luck watching .... this movie is bad medicine.

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