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Cheyenne (Sean Penn) is a former rock star. At 50, he still dresses "goth" and lives in Dublin off his royalties. The death of his father, with whom he wasn't on speaking terms, brings him back to New York. He discovers his father had an obsession: to seek revenge for a humiliation he had suffered. Cheyenne decides to pick up where his father left off, and starts a journey, at his own pace, across America.
the official version from trailers.apple.com on September 2, 2012
A wealthy rock star, played by Sean Penn, is bored in his retirement and embarks on a quest to find his father's persecutor, an ex-Nazi war criminal hiding in the U.S. Learning that his father is close to death, he travels to New York, but he arrives too late. It is only in death that he learns the true extent of his father's humiliation in Auschwitz at the hands of former SS Officer Aloise Muller - an event he is determined to avenge.
from variety.com on July 8, 2010