The Squid and the Whale

(USA, 2005, 80 minutes)

Two Brooklyn teenagers learn to live with their parents’ divorce and subsequent joint custody. Bittersweet New York comedy drama of modern divorce, featuring a number of autobiographical elements of its writer/director, carried by insightful writing and excellent performances. Nominated for the 2005 Academy Award for best original screenplay.

Sony Pictures Releasing International presents an Original Media/Ambush Entertainment presentation, in association with Andrew Lauren Productions, of an American Empirical/Peter Newman—InterAL production. Starring Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Halley Feiffer; and Anna Paquin. Directed and written by Noah Baumbach; produced by Wes Anderson, Peter Newman, Charlie Corwin and Clara Markowicz; music by Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips; director of photography, Robert D. Yeoman; production designer, Anne Ross; costume designer, Amy Westcott; film editor, Tim Streeto.


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