Squid and the Whale: The Shooting Script

Full Title Squid and the Whale: The Shooting Script
ISBN 1557047006
ISBN13 9781557047007
Publisher Newmarket Press
Authors Noah Baumbach
Edition 1st Edition
Publish Date 2005-09-01
Binding Paperback

Exclusive to this Newmarket Shooting Script® book are the film'saward-winning screenplay by writer/director Noah Baumbach, atouching introduction by Wes Anderson, a fascinating Q&A coveringBaumbach's career, plus illuminating scene notes describingcertain choices that were made to craft the final film, a specialcolor photo section, and the complete cast and crew credits.

Set in Brooklyn in 1986, The Squid and the Whale captureswith extraordinary immediacy the inner workings of the Berkmanfamily. Bernard (Jeff Daniels), a once successful novelist, and hiswife Joan (Laura Linney), an up-and-coming writer, have given upon their marriage.Their two sons Walt (Jesse Eisenberg), 16, andFrank (Owen Kline), 12, are left to grapple with their confusingand conflicted feelings.The experience is a tender, funny, and ultimatelymoving coming-of-age for Walt and a tortuously prematureone for Frank.The emotional tensions and strains that emergeduring this difficult period for the Berkmans are given a remarkablysubtle and nuanced portrayal.

Dimensions 7.04 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.37 (d)
Subjects Film Genres & Subjects - Screenplays


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