6.7/10
48,539
120 user 192 critic

My Blueberry Nights (2007)

Trailer
1:10 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $8.99 (SD) on Prime Video

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

Director:

Kar-Wai Wong (as Kar Wai Wong)

Writers:

Kar-Wai Wong (screenplay) (as W.K.W.), Lawrence Block (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

2046 (2004)
Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Several women enter a science fiction author's life over the course of a few years, after the author has lost the woman he considers his one true love.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Faye Wong
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Mid-level gangster Wah falls in love with his beautiful cousin, but must also continue to protect his volatile partner-in-crime and friend, Fly.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Andy Lau, Maggie Cheung, Jacky Cheung
Action | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Jin Zhang
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A couple take a trip to Argentina but both men find their lives drifting apart in opposite directions.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Chen Chang
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A man tries to find out who his real mother is after the woman who raised him tells him the truth.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Maggie Cheung, Andy Lau
Fallen Angels (1995)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This Hong Kong-set crime drama follows the lives of a hitman, hoping to get out of the business, and his elusive female partner.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Leon Lai, Michelle Reis, Takeshi Kaneshiro
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Brigitte Lin, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A broken-hearted hit man moves to the desert where he finds skilled swordsmen to carry out his contract killings.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung, Leslie Cheung
Closer I (2004)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other.

Director: Mike Nichols
Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong
Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung, Ping Lam Siu
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jude Law ... Jeremy
Norah Jones ... Elizabeth
Chad R. Davis ... Boyfriend (as Chad Davis)
Katya Blumenberg Katya Blumenberg ... Girlfriend
John Malloy John Malloy ... Diner Manager
Demetrius Butler 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 Michael Hartnett ... Sunglasses
Natalie Portman ... Leslie
Michael May Michael May ... Aloha
Edit

Storyline

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? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including violence, drinking and smoking | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Hong Kong | China | France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 2007 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

El sabor de la noche See more »

Filming Locations:

Caliente, Nevada, USA See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$74,146, 6 April 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$866,778, 13 July 2008
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

When Sue Lynne has one final confrontation with Elizabeth at the diner, she pays Arnie's tab and says "don't forget about him" but her lip movements don't match the words she's saying. See more »

Quotes

Jeremy: A few years ago, I had a dream. It began in the summer and was over by the following spring. In between, there were as many unhappy nights as there were happy days. Most of them took place in this café. And then one night, a door slammed and the dream was over.
See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening credits play over melting ice cream drizzling over blueberry pie, while the font is blueberry colored. See more »

Connections

References The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Yumeji's Theme
(Harmonica Version)
Performed by Chikara Tsuzuki
Written and Arraged by Shigeru Umebayashi
Courtesy of Polystar Co. Ltd.
Published by Emotion Co. Ltd. / Fun House Music Publishing Inc.
Internationally administerd by BMG Music Publishing
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
As sweet as blueberry pies
23 December 2007 | by oliver_fish0711See all my reviews

This is a typical Kar Wai Wong film.Even some of the music is borrowed from In the mood for love.I have long been a Kar Wai Wong film fan.This is his first English language film.But the Kar Wai Wong style is still there. This movie seems to have met before.The Rachel Weisz part make me think of Texas,Paris the moment I heard the monologue.The idea crossing the America is not fresh either.As to Norah Jones,her role is just like Amélie.But there's something sweet in all these.Unlike Amélie who tries to help others,Elizabeth is merely a witness to all those things,aiming at finding a way to say goodbye to her failure in love.When she finally think herself prepared to say goodbye,the person who broke her heart is not there any more,and it's time to start a new relationship with Jude Law If you want to see something serious,I'm sorry,you may be disappointed.But if you just enjoy the atmosphere in a romantic movie,you will be satisfied.But it doesn't mean that it's a popcorn movie.Apart from the typical Kar Wai Wong style scenes,music,there's something to think over.You will think of something,think of your own love story in this story. The performances are wonderful.Rachel Weisz makes you into the mood the moment she walks into the bar.David Strathairn is wonderful.Natalie Portman makes you know that she is a real actress with great talent(maybe someone will be uncomfortable to her changes).Jude Law and Norah Jones together gives you a sense of warm,and they are really suitable in the roles of bar assistant or boss.Kar Wai Wong makes Faye Wong transform from an excellent singer to an excellent performer.Norah Jones's music is wonderful, and her performance is surprising to me,succeed in a good listener and witness The music,cinematography,etc are typical Kar Wai Wong style.Kar Wai Wong loves to put jazz in his movie,and Jones's vocal makes you exciting at the beginning of the movie.everything is magnified,in order to show the beauty hiding in the fine points.The light is a story teller in this movie,maybe weired but fascinating.Kar Wai Wong borrowed a piece of music from The Motorcycle Diaries,indicating that Elizabeth has managed to get rid of the failure in love. It may not be the best Kar Wai Wong movie,but it's enjoyable,and it's as sweet as blueberry pies,you will find it hard to resist


66 of 107 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 120 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed