Sherman's Way

Sherman's Way

Director: Craig M. Saavedra Cast: Michael Shulman, James LeGros, Brooke Nevin


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Fate brings together two mismatched travelers in this comedy. Sherman (Michael Shulman) is a tightly wound, career-obsessed college student whose mother, Evelyn (Donna Murphy), is a successful politician who micromanages her own life as well as that of her son. Planning to spend a few weeks in Northern California with his girlfriend, Marcy (Lacey Chabert), Sherman instead discovers that she's dumped him for another, more fun-loving guy; adding insult to injury, Sherman's wallet and credit cards have been stolen and Evelyn decides it's time to cut off his allowance. With few options and eager to prove he can be free-spirited and self-reliant, Sherman decides to hitchhike to Los Angeles for an internship interview, and takes a ride with the first person willing to take him down the coast. Sherman's ride turns out to be Palmer (James LeGros), a former Olympic skiing champion-turned-footloose middle-aged bohemian who is more interested in keeping his vintage convertible in tune than in getting anywhere at any specific time. While Sherman and Palmer have next to nothing in common, before long the younger man finds himself learning some lessons about life from the scruffy stranger behind the wheel. Sherman's Way was the first theatrical feature from producer-turned-director Craig Saavedra.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/21/2009
UPC: 0883476011141
Original Release: 2008
Rating: NR
Source: Polychrome
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:38:00

Special Features

Commentary with Director & Cast; Deleted Scenes; Behind the Scenes Footage

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Shulman Sherman Black
James LeGros Palmer Van Dyke
Brooke Nevin Addy
Enrico Colantoni DJ
Lacey Chabert Marcy
Donna Murphy Evelyn Black
M. Emmet Walsh Hoyt
Thomas Ian Nicholas Tom the Intern
Tom Nance Doug the Dealer
Ryan Hansen Kevin
Tad Hilgenbrink Taylor Van Dyke
Cory Duval Repo Man

Technical Credits
Craig M. Saavedra Director,Producer
Dondi Bastone Musical Direction/Supervision
David Michael Frank Score Composer
Chris Gay Editor
Sara Kishner Executive Producer
Freddy Luis Casting
Edward Steven Morgan Executive Producer
Tom Nance Producer,Screenwriter
Shalimar Reodica Casting
Joaquin Sedillo Cinematographer
Michael Shulman Producer
Laurent Turlure Production Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Sherman's Way
1. Start [8:25]
2. Sherman Makes a Choice [4:54]
3. Sherman Meets Palmer [9:59]
4. Dine and Dash [6:16]
5. Waking Up in a Strange Place [8:58]
6. Rebuilding the Car [7:58]
7. Bumping Into Old Friends [11:42]
8. Date with Addy [7:30]
9. Skinny Dipping [6:02]
10. Unveiling the MGB [6:30]
11. Letting People Down [7:31]
12. Heading to LA [12:10]

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