THE SQUID AND THE WHALE
SYNOPSIS: Writer-director Noah Baumbach earned the 2005 Best Dramatic Directing Award as well as the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival for his heartfelt film about a family splintered by divorce. Anchored by an uncompromising performance by Jeff Daniels as the family patriarch, THE SQUID AND THE WHALE also stars Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg and Owen Kline.
DIRECTOR: Noah Baumbach
KEY CAST: Laura Linney, Jeff Daniels, William Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, Anna Paquin
SOURCE: Samuel Goldwyn / Roadside Attractions
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATION, Best Original Screenplay