Introduction

  • Enjoy the clip taken from the movie About Schmidt and think about why does Warren Schmidt fell so sad and lonely?
    Warren R. Schmidt is a 66-year-old man who has recently retired. Since the day when he left his job, he has felt a strong sense of loss and anger. The people around him make him feel angry and his daughter isn’t willing to take his advice about her marriage. He feels old, weak and lost in the world of loneliness and unhappiness. This clip depicts Mr. Schmidt’s sense of sadness and loneliness. In the clip, Mr. Schmidt is writing to Ndugu Umbo, an African child he has helped, and telling him how he feels about this world.