Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from various maladies - opens up the possibility of rekindling emotional attachments, confronting his psychologist father, and perhaps beginning a new life.
- Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
- Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures, Double Feature Films, Jersey Films, Camelot Pictures, Large's Ark Productions, Miramax
- Keyword: new jersey, loss of loved one, paraplegic, expensive restaurant, pop culture, ecstasy, strangeness, epilepsy, lethargy, answering machine, difficult childhood, unsociability, single, marijuana, los angeles, california, psychiatrist, grave digger
- Cast: Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm, Peter Sarsgaard, Jean Smart, Armando Riesco