A Serious Man Poster

Release Date: October 2nd, 2009

DVD Release Date: February 9th, 2010

R|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Larry Gopnik (Michael Stuhlbarg) is a physics professor at a 1960s university, but his life is coming apart at the seams. His wife (Sari Lennick) is leaving him, his jobless brother (Richard Kind) has moved in, and someone is trying to sabotage his chances for tenure. Larry seeks advice from three different rabbis, but whether anyone can help him overcome his many afflictions remains to be seen.

Cast: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Fred Melamed, Sari Lennick, Aaron Wolff, Jessica McManus, Amy Landecker, Peter Breitmayer

Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Working Title Films

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: Wife, Quest, Amusing, Fall, Transformation, School, Love triangle, Brother, 1960s

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Awards

Nominated Screenplay (Original)
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Best Picture