All the while he is haunted by memories of his former lover, Daisy.
, David Edelstein, , September 10, 2004.
Daisy's mother does not remember Bud, who grew up in the house next door, nor does she remember having visited Bud and Daisy in California.
They stop at her home in order to get her clothes, but he drives off as soon as she enters the house.
He first meets Violet at a gas station in New Hampshire and convinces her to join him on his trip.
In addition, Gallo incorrectly stated that the film's final cut was only eight minutes shorter than the Cannes cut, not 26 minutes shorter as Ebert had claimed.