The Squid and the Whale Image
Metascore
82

Universal acclaim - based on 37 Critics

User Score
7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 282 Ratings

Summary: The Squid and the Whale captures with extraordinary immediacy the inner workings of the Berkman family in 1986 Brooklyn.
Runtime: 81 min
Rating: Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic dialogue and language.
Production: American Empirical Pictures
Genres: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Mar 21, 2006
Director Credit
Noah Baumbach Director
Writer Credit
Noah Baumbach Written By
Cast Credit
Anna Paquin Lili
Ben Schrank Graduate Student
Bo Berkman Graduate Student
Daniella Markowicz Graduate Student
David Benger Carl
Elizabeth Meriwether Graduate Student
Jeff Daniels Bernard Berkman
Jesse Eisenberg Walt Berkman
Laura Linney Joan Berkman
Matthew Kaplan Graduate Student
Matthew Kirsch Graduate Student
Molly Barton Graduate Student
Owen Kline Frank Berkman
Simon Kaplan Graduate Student
William Baldwin Ivan
Producer Credit
Andrew Lauren Executive Producer
Charlie Corwin Producer
Clara Markowicz Producer
Greg Johnson Executive Producer
Jennifer Roth Co-Producer
Miranda Bailey Executive Producer
Peter Newman Producer
Reverge Anselmo Executive Producer
Wes Anderson Producer
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