The squid and the whale
    (2006)

    Fiction

    DVD

    Call Numbers:
    DVD/DRAMA/SQUID
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PUBLISHED
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
EDITION
Special edition
DESCRIPTION
1 videodisc (approximately 81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN
1404919082 13494, 043396134942
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Title from container

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s. The patriarch of an eccentric Brooklyn family claims to once have been a great novelist, but ultimately decided to settled into a teaching job. When his wife discovers a writing talent of her own, jealousy divides the family. The two teenage sons are forced to forge new relationships with their parents. Their mom begins dating her younger son's tennis coach. Meanwhile, dad has an affair with the student his older son is pursuing

Originally released as a motion picture in 2005

Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, Tim Streeto ; music, Dean Wareham, Britta Phillips ; costume designer, Amy Westcott ; production designer, Anne Ross

Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Halley Feiffer, Anna Paquin

MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, graphic dialogue and language

DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital

Closed-captioned

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