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The Resource The squid and the whale, 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 ; producers, Charlie Corwin, Clara Markovicz ; produced by Wes Anderson, Peter Newman ; written and directed by Noah Baumbach, (DVD)

The squid and the whale, 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 ; producers, Charlie Corwin, Clara Markovicz ; produced by Wes Anderson, Peter Newman ; written and directed by Noah Baumbach, (DVD)

Label
The squid and the whale
Title
The squid and the whale
Statement of 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 ; producers, Charlie Corwin, Clara Markovicz ; produced by Wes Anderson, Peter Newman ; written and directed by Noah Baumbach
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, Tim Streeto ; music, Dean Wareham, Britta Phillips ; costume designer, Amy Westcott ; production designer, Anne Ross
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, graphic dialogue and language
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
S6853 2006
PerformerNote
Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Halley Feiffer, Anna Paquin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1983-
  • 1963-
  • 1951-
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Baumbach, Noah
  • Daniels, Jeff
  • Linney, Laura
  • Eisenberg, Jesse
  • Kline, Owen
  • Baldwin, William
  • Yeoman, Robert D.
  • Wareham, Dean
  • Phillips, Britta
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
81
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children of divorced parents
  • Mothers and sons
  • Fathers and sons
  • Comedy films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The squid and the whale, 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 ; producers, Charlie Corwin, Clara Markovicz ; produced by Wes Anderson, Peter Newman ; written and directed by Noah Baumbach, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm62479798
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 81 min.)
Isbn
9781404919082
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396134942
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
13494
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The squid and the whale, 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 ; producers, Charlie Corwin, Clara Markovicz ; produced by Wes Anderson, Peter Newman ; written and directed by Noah Baumbach, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm62479798
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 81 min.)
Isbn
9781404919082
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396134942
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
13494
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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