Coverart for item
The Resource The squid and the whale, written and directed by Noah Baumbach ; produced by Wes Anderson and Peter Newman ; producers, Charlie Corwin and Clara Markowicz ; Samuel Goldwyn Films, Sony Pictures Releasing International and Destination Films present an Original Media and Ambush Entertainment presentation ; produced in association with Andrew Lauren Productions ; an American Empirical/Peter Newman-InterAL production ; a film by Noah Baumbach, (videorecording DVD)

The squid and the whale, written and directed by Noah Baumbach ; produced by Wes Anderson and Peter Newman ; producers, Charlie Corwin and Clara Markowicz ; Samuel Goldwyn Films, Sony Pictures Releasing International and Destination Films present an Original Media and Ambush Entertainment presentation ; produced in association with Andrew Lauren Productions ; an American Empirical/Peter Newman-InterAL production ; a film by Noah Baumbach, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The squid and the whale
Title
The squid and the whale
Statement of responsibility
written and directed by Noah Baumbach ; produced by Wes Anderson and Peter Newman ; producers, Charlie Corwin and Clara Markowicz ; Samuel Goldwyn Films, Sony Pictures Releasing International and Destination Films present an Original Media and Ambush Entertainment presentation ; produced in association with Andrew Lauren Productions ; an American Empirical/Peter Newman-InterAL production ; a film by Noah Baumbach
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, the film 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Squid and the whale (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, Tim Streeto ; music, Dean Wareham, Britta Phillips ; costume designer, Amy Westcott ; production designer, Anne Ross
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, graphic dialogue and language
Language note
Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) or French (Dolby Surround) with optional subtitles in English or French
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.C55
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • S6853 2006
  • .S79 2006
PerformerNote
Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Halley Feiffer, Anna Paquin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1969-
  • 1955-
  • 1983-
  • 1963-
  • 1951-
  • 1963-
  • 1963-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Baumbach, Noah
  • Anderson, Wes
  • Newman, Peter
  • Markowicz, Clara
  • Corwin, Charlie
  • Daniels, Jeff
  • Linney, Laura
  • Eisenberg, Jesse
  • Kline, Owen
  • Baldwin, William
  • Feiffer, Halley
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Yeoman, Robert D.
  • Wareham, Dean
  • Phillips, Britta
  • Denby, David
  • Turan, Kenneth
  • Samuel Goldwyn Films (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc
  • Destination Films
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
81
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children of divorced parents
  • Mothers and sons
  • Fathers and sons
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The squid and the whale, written and directed by Noah Baumbach ; produced by Wes Anderson and Peter Newman ; producers, Charlie Corwin and Clara Markowicz ; Samuel Goldwyn Films, Sony Pictures Releasing International and Destination Films present an Original Media and Ambush Entertainment presentation ; produced in association with Andrew Lauren Productions ; an American Empirical/Peter Newman-InterAL production ; a film by Noah Baumbach, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: director commentary -- Behind the scenes featurette (10 min.) -- interview with director Noah Baumbach and writer Phillip Lopate (38 min.) -- Insert with essays by David Denby and Kenneth Turan
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 81 min.)
Isbn
9781404919082
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396134942
  • 043396134966
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 13494
  • 13496
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62479798
  • (OCoLC)62479798
  • 919200
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation (1.85:1); mastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The squid and the whale, written and directed by Noah Baumbach ; produced by Wes Anderson and Peter Newman ; producers, Charlie Corwin and Clara Markowicz ; Samuel Goldwyn Films, Sony Pictures Releasing International and Destination Films present an Original Media and Ambush Entertainment presentation ; produced in association with Andrew Lauren Productions ; an American Empirical/Peter Newman-InterAL production ; a film by Noah Baumbach, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features: director commentary -- Behind the scenes featurette (10 min.) -- interview with director Noah Baumbach and writer Phillip Lopate (38 min.) -- Insert with essays by David Denby and Kenneth Turan
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 81 min.)
Isbn
9781404919082
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396134942
  • 043396134966
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 13494
  • 13496
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62479798
  • (OCoLC)62479798
  • 919200
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen presentation (1.85:1); mastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Beaverton City Library @ Murray SchollsBorrow it
      11200 SW Murray Scholls Pl, Suite 102, Beaverton, OR, 97007-9702, US
      45.438723 -122.827693
    • Sherwood Public LibraryBorrow it
      22560 SW Pine St, Sherwood, OR, 97140-9019, US
      45.356705 -122.840105
    • West Slope Community LibraryBorrow it
      3678 SW 78th Ave, Portland, OR, 97225-9019, US
      45.493331 -122.757197
Processing Feedback ...