The Squid and the Whale


This movie takes a hard look at divorce, and how it affects those innocent bystanders, the kids. He's an academic with a career crisis, she's an up-and-coming writer. When they decide it's splitsville, the boys react in different ways... one getting jealous of his father's young new girlfriend, and the other mastering the art of masturbation.

79 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Nudity).
Comedy, Drama, On the art circuit

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, Halley Feiffer, Anna Paquin, William Baldwin
Director
Noah Baumbach
ScreenplayNoah Baumbach
MusicBritta Phillips, Dean Wareham
CinematographyRobert D. Yeoman
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2005
Produced byAmerican Emperical Pictures, Peter Newman/Interal Productions, Original Media, Seven Hills Pictures, Andrew Lauren Productions, Ambush Entertainment, Destination Films, InterAl Inc., Squic and Whale Inc.

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Trailer: Medium

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong, frequent, almost gratuitous
NudityImplied, sexual, occasional
SexOccasional, realistic and implied
ViolenceMild and infrequent
PrejudiceMild and isolated
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Tanya Farber
14
Die Burger
Arnold Vermaak
20
Cape Times
Kenneth Turan
20
Good Weekend
Sergio Ben
10
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
16
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
BBC
Matthew Leyland
15
Box Office
Francesca Dinglasan
15
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
18
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
15
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
15
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers
18
ScreenIt
12

What the People say

Internet
5071 Netizens
16

Average .. 78%

16




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