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The squid and the whale ; Running with scissors  Cover Image Blu-ray Blu-ray

The squid and the whale Running with scissors

Summary

Summary: The squid and the whale: Based 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.

Item details

  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (approximately 203 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Mill Creek Entertainment, LLC, [2012]

Contents / Notes

General Note: The squid and the whale: originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Running with scissors: originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Based on the book "Running with scissors: a memoir" by Augusten Burroughs.
In English, French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English ; closed-captioned.
Formatted Contents Note: The squid and the whale (81 min.) / 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 ; producers, Charlie Corwin, Clara Markovicz ; produced by Wes Anderson, Peter Newman ; written and directed by Noah Baumbach -- Running with scissors (122 min.) / Tristar Pictures presents ; a Plan B Entertainment production ; written for the screen, produced and directed by Ryan Murphy ; produced by Dede Gardner, Brad Pitt, Brad Grey.
Creation/Production Credits Note: The squid and the whale: Director of photography, Robert Yeoman ; editor, Tim Streeto ; music, Dean Wareham, Britta Phillips ; costume designer, Amy Westcott ; production designer, Anne Ross.
Running with scissors: Director of photography, Christopher Baffa ; editor, Byron Smith ; music, James S. Levine ; costume designer, Lou Eyrich ; production designer, Richard Sherman.
Participant or Performer Note: The squid and the whale: Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Halley Feiffer, Anna Paquin.
Running with scissors: Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin, Joseph Cross, Jill Clayburgh, Gwyneth Paltrow, Gabrielle Union, Patrick Wilson, Kristin Chenoweth, Dagmara Dominczyk, Colleen Camp.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
Blu-Ray; anamorphic widescreen presentation (1.85:1) or (2.40:1).
Language Note:
In English, French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English ; closed-captioned.
Subject: Baumbach, Noah 1969- Childhood and youth Drama
Burroughs, Augusten Childhood and youth Drama
Baumbach, Noah 1969-
Burroughs, Augusten
Children of divorced parents New York (State) New York Drama
Mothers and sons New York (State) New York Drama
Fathers and sons New York (State) New York Drama
Psychiatrists United States Drama
Divorced mothers United States Drama
Mothers and sons United States Drama
Drugs Prescribing Drama
Children of divorced parents
Divorced mothers
Drugs Prescribing
Fathers and sons
Mothers and sons
Psychiatrists
New York (State) New York
United States
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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