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A Serious Man

Author: Ethan CoenJoel CoenTim BevanEric FellnerMichael StuhlbargAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal, [2010] ©2010
Series: Focus Features four-star collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik (Stuhlbarg) can't believe his life. His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
DVD-Video
Dark comedy films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ethan Coen; Joel Coen; Tim Bevan; Eric Fellner; Michael Stuhlbarg; Richard Kind; Fred Melamed; Sari Lennick; Adam Arkin; Amy Landecker; Alan Mandell; Fyvush Finkel; Allen Lewis Rickman; Yelena Shmulenson; Simon Helberg; Katherine Borowitz; Stephen Park; George Wyner; Roger A Deakins; Carter Burwell; Studio Canal,; Relativity Media,; Working Title Films,; Mike Zoss Productions,; Focus Features,; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 488793663
Language Note: English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes: Special features: "Becoming serious": explore the creative vision behind the film; "Creating 1967": take a tour of the Minneapolis neighborhoods and set pieces used in the film; "Hebrew and Yiddish for goys": unravel the mysteries of the Hebrew and Yiddish languages.
Credits: Executive producers, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; producers/directors/writers, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen ; director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Roderick Jaynes ; music, Carter Burwell ; production designer, Jess Gonchor ; costume designer, Mary Zophres ; casting by Ellen Chenoweth, Rachel Tenner.
Cast: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Fred Melamed, Sari Lennick, Adam Arkin, Amy Landecker, Alan Mandell, Fyvush Finkel, Allen Lewis Rickman, Yelena Shmulenson, Simon Helberg, Katherine Borowitz, Stephen Park, George Wyner, Peter Breitmayer, Aaron Wolff, Ari Hoptman, Jessica McManus, David Kang, George Wyner.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language, some sexuality/nudity and brief violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1; dual layer.
Contents: Special features include: "Becoming serious": explore the creative vision behind the film; "Creating 1967": take a tour of the Minneapolis neighborhoods and set pieces used in the film; "Hebrew and Yiddish for goys": unravel the mysteries of the Hebrew and Yiddish languages.
Series Title: Focus Features four-star collection.
Other Titles: Serious man (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Focus Features presents in association with StudioCanal and Relativity Media a Working Title production ; written, produced and directed by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen ; Mike Zoss Productions.
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One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik (Stuhlbarg) can't believe his life. His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith, family, delinquent behavior, and mortality.

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