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The squid and the whale [videorecording] / 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.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Creston Public Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Creston Public Library DVD FIC SQU (Text) 35140001028979 Fiction Videos Volume hold Checked out 2019-10-23

Record details

  • ISBN: 1404919082
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 81 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special ed.
  • Publisher: [Culver City, CA] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: director commentary; behind the scenes featurette; interview with director Noah Baumbach and writer Phillip Lopate; collectible insert.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Halley Feiffer, Anna Paquin.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
PARENTAL ACCOMPANIMENT - 14+ - NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN - LANGUAGE WARNING Manitoba Film Classification Board
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, graphic dialogue and language.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation (1.85:1); mastered in high definition.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Licensed for: home, library, classroom, ILL.
LICENSED FOR HOME USE ONLY
Language Note:
Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) or French (Dolby Surround) with optional subtitles in English or French.
Subject: DVDs.
Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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