The manager of the negative assets sector of Life magazine, Walter Mitty, has been working for sixteen years for the magazine and has a tedious life, not going anywhere but from his home to his job and vice-versa. He is an escapist, daydreaming into a world of fantasy many times a day. Walter has a crush on the recently hired Cheryl Melhoff but he is too shy to invite her on a date and he is trying to contact her via online dating. The magazine is preparing to release its last printed edition and the loathsome manager of transition Ted Hendricks is preparing an inevitable downsizing over the next few days. Walter has been the liaison between the magazine and the mysterious independent photographer Sean O'Connell who has sent to him a package of negatives and a wallet as a gift for his work. Sean also suggests to the senior management the use of negative 25 for the cover of the last edition. However, Walter cannot find the negative that is missing. Walter has no means to contact Sean ...Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
While Kristin Wiig did sing David Bowie's Space Oddity in the Greenland bar scene, she admits she cannot play guitar. She took lessons before filming so she could strum and move her hands believably. See more »
When Walter and Cheryl walk on the sidewalk toward the camera, all of the background extras change position when a car passes. A red-haired woman on the left moves several feet backward, and an Asian woman on the right disappears. See more »
There is nothing I would change about this movie. The cinematography = Brilliant. Humananity = Brilliant. Storyline = Brilliant. Music = Brilliant. This is a movie with heart, adventure and soul. This movie has the ability to connect with anyone who has had a life changing experience.
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