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A Serious Man

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UPC: 025195052740

Format: DVDMultiple Formats, AC-3, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen

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Joel and Ethan Coen make movies like nobody else's, but even by their standards A Serious Man is in a class by itself: a complete original that's one of the brothers' best. After a deeply weird Yiddish folk-tale prologue set in 19th-century Poland (and framed in the old 1.33:1 format), the picture shifts to the region and era of the Coens' own upbringing, a Minneapolis suburb in 1967. Larry Gopnik (a superbly concentrated portrait in comic anguish by Michael Stuhlbarg) is a college physics prof facing a welter of crises and distractions: review by the tenure committee, son Danny's bar mitzvah, a cryptic-verging-on-sinister protest from a Korean-American student, the alienation of wife…    
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Video details

List Price: $14.98
Rating: R (Restricted)
Studio: Focus Features
Actors: Michael Stuhlbarg Richard Kind Fred Melamed Aaron Wolff 
Size: 7.4000" x 5.4000"
Weight: 0.4200 lbs.
Language: French, Spanish, French, Spanish, English, English