The Squid and the Whale (Criterion Collection)
- Rated R
- Genre: Drama
- Release Date: 11/22/2016
Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.
Director: Noah Baumbach
Writer: Noah Baumbach
Starring: Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, Anna Paquin, Ken Leung
With excruciating honesty, The Squid and the Whale chronicles the experiences of two young brothers growing up in 1980s Park Slope, Brooklyn, as they navigate the jagged contours of the divorce of their parents, both writers. The acclaimed third feature by Noah Baumbach marked a critical development for the filmmaker as he turned toward an increasingly personal style—a move that garnered him an Academy Award nomination for best original screenplay. Shot in Super 16 mm and featuring a quartet of nuanced, understated performances from Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, and Owen Kline, this comic and poignant drama, peppered with autobiographical elements, deftly captures the heartache and confusion of a fracturing family.
|Title:||The Squid and the Whale (Criterion Collection)|
|Starring:||Jeff Daniels, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, Laura Linney|
|Attributes:||Special Edition, 4K Mastering, Widescreen, AC-3|
|Run Time:||81 minutes|