|aThe squid and the whale |h [videorecording] / |c 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.
|a[Culver City, CA] :|bSony Pictures Home Entertainment ;|aTaipei :|bWei Hang,|c
|a1 videodisc (ca. 81 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aOriginally released as a motion picture in 2005.
|aSpecial features: Director commentary, Behind the scenes featurette, interview with Director Noah Baumbach and writer Phillip Lopate, collectible insert.
|aFor private home use only.
|aDirector of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, Tim Streeto ; music, Dean Wareham, Britta Phillips ; costume designer, Amy Westcott ; production designer, Anne Ross.
|aJeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Halley Feiffer, Anna Paquin.
|aBased 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.
|aMPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, graphic dialogue and language.
|aDVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation (1.8:1); mastered in high definition.
|aClosed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) or French (Dolby Surround) with optional subtitles in English or French.
|aChildren of divorced parents|zNew York (State)|zNew York|vDrama.
|aMothers and sons|zNew York (State)|zNew York|vDrama.
|aFathers and sons|zNew York (State)|zNew York|vDrama.