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A serious man

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Widescreen version.


English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue; optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Fyvush Finkel, Simon Helberg, Adam Arkin, Michael Lerner, Katherine Borowitz, Steve Park.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2010]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


Rating: R; for language, some sexuality/nudity and brief violence.


One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik can't believe his life, His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith, family, delinquent behavior, and mortality.


Bonus features: "Becoming serious" featurette ; "Creating 1967" featurette ; "Hebrew and Yiddish for goys" featurette.

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