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The squid and the whale

Author: Noah BaumbachWes AndersonPeter NewmanSamuel Goldwyn Co.Destination Films.All authors
Publisher: [Australia] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Noah Baumbach; Wes Anderson; Peter Newman; Samuel Goldwyn Co.; Destination Films.; American Empirical Pictures.; Original Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 156781471
Language Note: In English, Spanish (Dolby 5.1) with optional subtitles in English, English captions, Spanish, Dutch, Hindi.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: audio commentary ; a conversation with Noah Baumbach and Philip Lopate ; behind-the-scenes featurette on the making of the movie.
Credits: Produced by Wes Anderson, Peter Newman ; written and directed by Noah Baumbach ; director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, Tim Streeto ; music, Dean Wareham, Britta Phillips.
Cast: Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin.
Awards: Nominated for 2006 Academy Award, Best screenplay ; another 11 wins & 16 nominations.
Target Audience: M - Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over. Note: Contains offensive language and sexual themes.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD dual layer ; 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen ; 16:9 & 4:3 transfers ; encoded for region 4 ; PAL.
Responsibility: 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.

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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.

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