Up in the Air (2009) is a drama co-written and directed by Jason Reitman based on the book by Walter Kirn, about Ryan Bingham (George Clooney), a man whose lifestyle, which includes constant travel, keeps him isolated from others.
Live a life that makes it possible for you to find companionship.
Ryan: “If you think about it, your favorite memories, the most important moments in your life, were you alone?”
Jim (Ryan’s sister’s fiancé, who has cold feet): “No, I guess not.”
Ryan: “Hey, come to think of it, last night, the night before your wedding, when all this shit is swirling around in your head, weren’t you guys sleeping in separate bedrooms?”
Jim: “Yeah, Julie went back to the apartment and I was just by myself in the honeymoon suite.”
Ryan: “Kind of lonely, huh?”
Jim: “Yeah, it’s pretty lonely.”
Ryan: “Life’s better with company.”
Ryan: “Everybody needs a co-pilot.”
- 20 Questions for Up in the Air’s Jason Reitman (indiewire.com)