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Title The squid and the whale [videorecording] / Samuel Goldwyn Films, Sony Pictures Releasing International and Destination Films present an Original Media and Ambush Entertainment presentation, an American Empirical/Peter Newman-InterAL production, a film by Noah Baumbach ; producers, Charlie Corwin, Clara Markovicz ; produced by Wes Anderson, Peter Newman ; written and directed by Noah Baumbach.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Squid and the Whale    ---  Inventory in Progress
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Squid    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen version ; Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Credits Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, Tim Streeto ; music, Dean Wareham, Britta Phillips ; costume designer, Amy Westcott ; production designer, Anne Ross.
Cast Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Halley Feiffer, Anna Paquin.
Summary 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.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, graphic dialogue and language.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language Language and subtitles in English and French.
Subject Children of divorced parents -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Baumbach, Noah, 1969-
Daniels, Jeff, 1955-
Linney, Laura.
Eisenberg, Jesse, 1983-
Kline, Owen.
Baldwin, William, 1963-
Yeoman, Robert D., 1951-
Wareham, Dean, 1963-
Phillips, Britta.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1404919082
Standard No. 043396134942
Music No. 13494 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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