About

It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love with one of his more pompous acquaintances Sy Ableman.

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Directed by

Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Written by

Joel Coen (Writer)
Ethan Coen (Writer)

Runtime

106 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, France

Language

English

Tagline

…seriously!

Cast

Keywords

dark comedy school bus 1960s minnesota professor aftercreditsstinger midlife crisis jewish family bar mitvah transistor radio

Photos

Lists

#82 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC

#139 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Joel Coen Ethan Coen

Oscar nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year Joel Coen Ethan Coen