Dorchester Film Society
Showing The Best Of World Cinema Since 1958

The Squid and The Whale

Feb 1, 2007 - 20:00 - Plaza

  • Director: Noah Baumbach
  • Year: 2005
  • Country: USA
  • Run Time: 81 mins
  • Ratings
  • A: 36
  • B: 59
  • C: 35
  • D: 4
  • E: 1
  • Overall: 73.1
The Squid and The Whale

The domestic bliss of a Brooklyn family in the 1980s is rapidly replaced by bitterness and insecurity. This convincing drama treats the familiar theme of a family break-up and its impact on adolescent children with sympathy and humour, yet remains sharp and uncomfortable