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The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Director: Noah Baumbach

Writer: Noah Baumbach

Keywords: Drama, New York, Brooklyn

Two young men struggle with their parents' divorce in mid-1980s Brooklyn.

Bernard Berkman, a high-strung college professor wont to look down on those he disagrees with as "philistines" worthy of his contempt, divorces easygoing wife Joan when she experiences success as a writer, leaving sons Frank and Walt hanging in the balance. The Squid and the Whale follows Frank and Walt, profoundly troubled in their own weird ways, as they struggle to cope with their parents' split in mid-1980s Brooklyn.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
William Baldwin
21-Feb-1963   A Baldwin Brother
Alexandra Daddario
16-Mar-1986   Bereavement
Jeff Daniels
19-Feb-1955   Dumb and Dumber
Jesse Eisenberg
5-Oct-1983   The Social Network
Laura Linney
5-Feb-1964   Meryl in The Truman Show
Anna Paquin
24-Jul-1982   The Piano and X-Men


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