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The Squid and the Whale (2005)

The Squid and the Whale (2005)Title: The Squid and the Whale

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Noah Baumback

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney

Summary: A dysfunctional family of pseudo intellectuals composed by the university professor Bernard and the prominent writer Joan split. Their sons, the teenager Walt and the boy Frank, feel the separation and take side: Walt stays with Bernard, and Frank with Joan, and both are affected with abnormal behaviors. Frank drinks booze and smears with sperm the books in the library and a locker in the dress room of his school. The messed-up and insecure Walt uses Roger Water’s song “Hey You” in a festival as if it was of his own, and breaks with his girlfriend Sophie. Meanwhile Joan has an affair with Frank’s tennis teacher Ivan and Bernard with his student Lili.

Rated: Cliffhanger
Sub-category: What? How Could You End It There?