andrew largeman is an actor in los angeles who goes back home because of the passing of his mother. during his stay he reconnects with old friends and his father with which he has had a complicated relationship with . while trying to deal with revisiting his past, he meets a quirky woman named sam and together they try to make sense of the world around them.
garden state is a settle, and yet beautiful film. sensitively written, smartly directed, & lovable characters. it's a light drama, but at the same time it really sticks with you after you watch it. the cinematography in this film is lovely. directed & written by zach braff.