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The Squid and the Whale

Rating:R (for strong sexual content, graphic dialogue and language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 5, 2005
Running time:81 minutes
Cast:Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, Halley Feiffer
Director:Noah Baumbach
Producer:Wes Anderson, Peter Newman, Charlie Corwin, Clara Markowicz
Writer:Noah Baumbach
Distributor:Samuel Goldwyn Films

Web Site: http://www.squidandthewhalemovie.com/

Description: Bernard Berkman, the patriarch of an eccentric Brooklyn family, claims to have been a famous novelist but is now reduced to teaching. His wife Joan discovers a literary talent of her own, and it breaks up the family, leaving the two teenage sons, Walt, 16, and Frank, 12, divided between their parents. The wife starts an affair with her younger son's tennis coach, while the husband starts sleeping with a student whom his elder son is courting.

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