The Squid and the Whale

Oscar Nominee

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  80 min.
Release Date: October 21, 2005 (limited)
DVD: March 21, 2006

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Cast: Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Anna Paquin


Brooklyn, 1986: Bernard (Jeff Daniels), an academic and author, and his restless wife Joan, (Laura Linney) an up-and-coming writer, have given up on their marriage. Their two sons Walt (Jesse Eisenberg), 16, and Frank (Owen Kline), 12, are left to grapple with their confusing and conflicted emotions.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Studio: Capri Releasing
Producer(s): Wes Anderson, Peter Newman
Screenplay: Noah Baumbach
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