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The Squid and the Whale

R| 1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
A pair of brothers living in Brooklyn are caught in the middle of, and deeply affected by, the divorce of their erudite parents, Bernard (Jeff Daniels) and Joan Berkman (Laura Linney). Older sibling Walt (Jesse Eisenberg) sides with dad and acts out at school, while younger brother Frank (Owen Kline) quietly backs up mom. The household tension rises further when Joan's writing career takes off and surpasses the failed ambitions of her professor ex-husband.

Cast: Jeff Daniels , Laura Linney , Jesse Eisenberg , Owen Kline , William Baldwin , Halley Feiffer , Anna Paquin , Adam Rose

Director: Noah Baumbach

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IDP Distribution

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Release Date: October 5th, 2005|1 hr. 20 min.

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