Miles unwraps the bunch of money he finds in his mother's drawer.In the next shot it is clear that the currencies he is holding were never wrapped. Metropolis. – 1:13, This page was last edited on 27 October 2020, at 19:13. [23], 2004 American comedy-drama film by Alexander Payne, This article is about the film. Stephanie is the wine pourer at one of the wineries that Jack and Miles visit. That night, Jack hooks up with a waitress named Cammi, much to Miles' disgust. Smoking indoors is illegal in California (although it is possible the bowling alley simply was not enforcing this rule). As Miles and Jack drive from Los Angeles to Oxnard, the sun is shining in both sides of the car and shadows from the scenery to the right and left all fall on the road. With the exception of Giamatti, who had already starred in the critically acclaimed film American Splendor, the film was a career breakthrough for the stars. One day he receives a voicemail from Maya, who says she enjoyed his manuscript and invites him to visit. He still hasn't come to grips with his divorce two years ago, and is still in love with Victoria. Jack intervenes and drives Miles back to the motel. Are You In? known, the bottle of 61 Cheval Blanc is from Bordeaux, a blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot. In a discussion about Miles' novel, at Stephanie's house, Maya says that she is going for a Master's degree in horticulture. When Miles pours the wine from the spit bucket at the tasting room over his head it drenches his shirt and pants. While there he steals a thousand dollars from her secret stash. Sideways is a 2004 American comedy-drama road film directed by Alexander Payne and written by Jim Taylor and Payne. FunTrivia is a collaborative community effort, where we are constantly updating questions to keep them accurate. At the end of the scene the boxes and clubs can be seen to … The picture is actually of himself! However, when Miles is going into Cammi's house, he is wearing white shoes. He was inquiring about Miles's novel, which Jack had told everyone was being published. When Miles is driving to LA from San Diego one of the outside car shots shows long shadows as if the sun was setting when it is supposed to be mid afternoon. Jack wants … The two of them are going to tour the wine country and have a bit of fun before Jack's wedding to Christine the following Saturday. When Miles and Jack visit the Hitching Post for the first time, Gary the Bartender pours them each a glass, then says he's leaving the bottle as he sets it on the bar near the two glasses. Although listed as an executive producer, Payne was not involved with the remake, although he gave it his blessing. However, Payne has declined to consider a sequel to the film. Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment embark on a week-long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle. After receiving word from his literary agent that his manuscript has been rejected, an upset Miles tries to get the server to give him a "full pour" of wine. Fox International Productions and Fuji TV released a Japanese-language remake of the film in October 2009,[20] often rendered in Romaji as Saidoweizu. When Miles and Jack visit Miles' mother for her birthday, we learn a little about his family, none of whom really have much to do with the rest of the story. [16] In 2013, the Writers Guild of America also ranked its script as the 90th greatest ever written. Miles leaves his mother's house before she wakes up the next morning in order to avoid this meeting. A second later in a different shot, Christine is now seated at the end, and Jack in the middle. Earn 1 point for every $5 spent on food and drink at the movies and you can get to FREE even faster! Cammi remembers him from the show "One Life to Live". Jack lies to Maya that Miles' manuscript has been accepted for publication, even though it is only being considered. "No, if anyone orders Merlot, I'm leaving! Though Jack is still recognized on occasion, his acting career appears to have peaked years earlier, when he had a role in a popular TV soap. As the duo make their quick getaway from Miles' mother's house, notice he's wearing white loafers. Miles is in therapy and on anti-depressants, but usually uses wine to help get by. The goof item below may give away important plot points. His mother (MaryLouise Burke) mentions to Miles (Paul Giamatti) during their dinner, that she recently talked to Wendy, and she wants them all to get together the next day for her birthday. Which character shared this soulful commentary? Miles and Maya connect through their mutual interest in wine. The musical will have a book by Rex Pickett and the score by Anthony Leigh Adams. Sideways Trivia Questions & Answers : Movies Q-T This category is for questions and answers and fun facts related to Sideways, as asked by users of FunTrivia.com. The wallet scene. The pair return to the fiancée's home, where Jack is welcomed with open arms. Quiz: [18] Kathleen Marshall is expected to be the director and choreographer for the musical, which is aiming for a spring or summer 2020 tryout in a regional venue prior to Broadway. The film is directed by Cellin Gluck and stars Katsuhisa Namase, Fumiyo Kohinata, Kyōka Suzuki, and Rinko Kikuchi, and has a soundtrack composed and performed by Hawaiian-born ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro. is smoking. The Green Mile. ", exclaimed which character? "Look! John G. Avildsen - 1976. Indeed many Bordeaux producers use the two grapes in their Bordeaux blends; the California incarnations of the two grapes are just not all that great. With Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh. Miles decides at the last minute not to go to the reception. an error, click through Phil Reeves is actually the high school principal from Alexander Payne's "Election". At the beginning of the movie as Miles arrives at the Erganians' home to pick up Jack, Mrs. Erganian leads him into the kitchen/den area where he greets Jack, Christine, and the rest of her family. This character exists only in the movie and never appeared on the actual show. What is the name of Miles and Jack's motel? Jack asks why it's called Pinot noir if it's white, prompting Miles to tell him not to ask things like that once they get to wine country. The original soundtrack album features 15 jazz instrumentals composed and produced by Rolfe Kent and was orchestrated and arranged for the band by Tony Blondal. In "Sideways" Jack plays a recurring character on the soap opera "One Life to Live". Giamatti has since been headlined as "The World's Best Character Actor" by Time magazine. "[10] On Metacritic the film has a weighted average score of 94 out of 100, based on 42 critics, signifying "universal acclaim". Stephanie had just found out from Maya that Jack was getting married the next Saturday. The BBQ waitress and her husband are having sex when Miles sneaks into their bedroom to grab Jack's wallet. The husband chases Miles out of the house and to Miles' car while naked. Where do Miles and Jack first meet Stephanie? Walt Hendricks (Phil Reeves), credited as "Vacationing Dr. Walt Hendricks" asks Jack to watch his language as he and Miles walk by him and his grandson. The shoes are brown. When the server refuses, Miles ends up drinking from the spit bucket in the tasting room, creating a scene. Miles knocks on the large glass insert of a door, the sound is of a knock on wood. Maya smokes in the restaurant bar. The site's critical consensus reads: "Charming, thoughtful, and often funny, Sideways is a decidedly mature road trip comedy full of excellent performances.