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    Unique ID Code: 0000177032
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 3/12/2016 14:51
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    The Squid and the Whale

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    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 81 minutes
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    Content Type: Movie

    With excruciating honesty, The Squid and the Whale chronicles the experiences of two young brothers growing up in 1980s Park Slope, Brooklyn, as they navigate the jagged contours of the divorce of their parents, both writers. The acclaimed third feature by Noah Baumbach marked a critical development for the filmmaker as he turned toward an increasingly personal style—a move that garnered him an Academy Award nomination for best original screenplay. Shot in Super 16 mm and featuring a quartet of nuanced, understated performances from Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, and Owen Kline, this comic and poignant drama, peppered with autobiographical elements, deftly captures the heartache and confusion of a fracturing family.

    Special Features:
    •New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by cinematographer Robert Yeoman and director Noah Baumbach, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
    •New interviews with Baumbach and actors Jeff Daniels, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, and Laura Linney
    •New conversation about the score and other music in the film between Baumbach and composers Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips
    •Behind “The Squid and the Whale,” a 2005 documentary featuring on-set footage and cast interviews
    •Audition footage
    •PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by critic Kent Jones and a 2005 interview of Baumbach by novelist Jonathan Lethem

    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 Colour

    Audio Tracks:
    5.1 surround DTS-HD Master English

    Directed By:
    Noah Baumbach

    Written By:

    Soundtrack By:
    Britta Phillips
    Dean Wareham

    Music From:
    Lou Reed
    Vince Guaraldi

    Director of Photography:
    Robert D. Yeoman A.S.C.

    Tim Streeto

    Costume Designer:
    Amy Westcott

    Production Designer:
    Anne Ross

    Wes Anderson
    Peter Newman


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