“This Must Be the Place” is a drama film released in 2011. It was directed by Paolo Sorrentino and stars Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, and Judd Hirsch.
The film follows retired rock star Cheyenne (Sean Penn) as he sets out on a journey across the United States to track down a Nazi war criminal who tormented his father in a concentration camp during World War II. Along the way, Cheyenne confronts his own personal demons and struggles with the challenges of his unique personality and worldview.
“This Must Be the Place” is a poignant and introspective film that explores themes of loss, regret, and redemption. With its richly textured visuals and haunting soundtrack, it creates a dreamlike and otherworldly atmosphere that reflects Cheyenne’s state of mind. While it received mixed reviews from critics, it has gained a cult following for its unique and unconventional approach to storytelling. Sean Penn’s nuanced and sensitive performance as Cheyenne has been particularly praised.
Duration: 118 min.