When legendary Goth rocker Cheyenne (Two-time Academy Award winner Sean Penn), long-retired in Dublin with his firefighter wife, Jane (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand), learns his estranged father is dying, the childlike recluse travels to New York to seek reconciliation - only to arrive too late. Upon discovering his father's unfulfilled quest for revenge against an ex-Nazi war criminal taking refuge in America, Cheyenne embarks upon his own journey of reawakening in this engaging and unpredictable road adventure from internationally acclaimed director Paolo Sorrentino.
This Must Be the Place received the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, where it was also nominated for a Palm d'Or Cannes. It made it's US debut at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
This Must Be the Place was released November 2nd, 2012 and stars Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Judd Hirsch, Eve Hewson, Kerry Condon, Harry Dean Stanton, Joyce Van Patten, David Byrne. The film is directed by Paolo Sorrentino.