Released Date
December 16, 2005
Distributor
IDP Distribution
Genre
Comedy
Rating
R
Budget
$1,500,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$7,372,734 + $3,725,397 = $11,098,131
38

Jesse Eisenberg

as Walt Berkman

39

Anna Paquin

as Lili

66

Jeff Daniels

as Bernard Berkman

58

William Baldwin

as Ivan

57

Laura Linney

as Joan Berkman

About The Squid and the Whale

Follows two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

About

A pair of brothers living in Brooklyn are going through the pain of seeing their parents divorce and each of the brothers reacts to the news in a different and sometimes destructive way. 

Trivia

The title of the film refers to the squid and whale diorama at the American Museum of Natural History. The film was nominated for three Golden Globes.