Broken Flowers

Broken Flowers is a 2005 French-American comedy-drama film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch and produced by Jon Kilik and Stacey Smith. The film focuses on an aging "Don Juan" who embarks on a cross-country journey to track down four of his former lovers after receiving an anonymous letter stating that he has a son. The film stars Bill Murray, Jeffrey Wright, Sharon Stone, Frances Conroy, Jessica Lange, Tilda Swinton, Julie Delpy, Mark Webber, Chloë Sevigny, Christopher McDonald, and Alexis Dziena.

Broken Flowers
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJim Jarmusch
Written byJim Jarmusch
Based on
An idea
by
Produced byJon Kilik
Stacey Smith
Starring
CinematographyFrederick Elmes
Edited byJay Rabinowitz
Music byMulatu Astatke
Production
companies
Five Roses
BAC Films
Distributed byFocus Features (United States)
BAC Films (France)[1]
Release date
  • August 5, 2005 (2005-08-05)
Running time
101 minutes
CountriesUnited States
France
LanguageEnglish
Budget$10 million[2]
Box office$47.3 million[1]

The film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival and won the Grand Prix. It received generally positive reviews from critics and grossed $47.3 million worldwide on a $10 million budget.


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