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A Serious Man (2009)

Updated: Jun 12

R | 1h 46min | 7/10 #comedy #drama

Parental Rating: R (Restricted – Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.)


 
 

➱ STORYLINE:

A Serious Man (2009) follows the life of Larry Gopnik, a Jewish physics professor living in a suburban Minnesota community in 1967. As Larry's life unravels, he faces a series of personal and professional crises, including a failing marriage, a problematic brother, troubled children, and professional sabotage. Seeking understanding and clarity, Larry consults three rabbis, hoping to find answers and meaning amidst his increasingly chaotic life. The film explores themes of faith, misfortune, and the search for meaning in the face of seemingly inexplicable events.


➱ STAFF REVIEW:

A Serious Man (2009), directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, is a darkly comedic and thought-provoking film that delves into the complexities of life and faith. Michael Stuhlbarg delivers an outstanding performance as Larry Gopnik, capturing the character’s frustration and bewilderment with subtlety and nuance. The Coen brothers' sharp screenplay and meticulous direction create a rich tapestry of existential humor and philosophical inquiry. The film's period detail, combined with its atmospheric cinematography by Roger Deakins, enhances the immersive quality of the narrative. A Serious Man is a compelling and intellectually engaging film that resonates with its exploration of life's unpredictable nature.


➱ CREDITS:

Directors:

- Joel Coen

- Ethan Coen

Writers:

- Joel Coen

- Ethan Coen

Based on:

- Original screenplay by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Starring:

- Michael Stuhlbarg as Larry Gopnik

- Richard Kind as Uncle Arthur

- Fred Melamed as Sy Ableman

- Sari Lennick as Judith Gopnik

- Aaron Wolff as Danny Gopnik

- Jessica McManus as Sarah Gopnik

- Amy Landecker as Mrs. Samsky

Produced by:

- Joel Coen

- Ethan Coen

- Robert Graf

Cinematography: Roger Deakins

Edited by: Roderick Jaynes

Music by: Carter Burwell

Production Company:

- Focus Features

- StudioCanal

- Working Title Films

Distributed by:

- Focus Features

Release date: October 2, 2009

Run Time: 1h 46min

Country: United States

Languages:

- English

- Yiddish

Budget: $7 million

Box office: $31.4 million


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