A Serious Man (2009)

A Serious Man was released on DVD on February 9, 2010
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Storyline:

“A Serious Man” is the story of an ordinary man’s search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and “F-Troop” is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik (Michael Stuhlbarg), a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith (Sari Lennick) that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love with one of his more pompous colleagues, Sy Ableman (Fred Melamed), who seems to her a more substantial person than the feckless Larry.

Larry’s unemployable brother Arthur (Richard Kind) is sleeping on the couch, his son Danny (Aaron Wolf) is a discipline problem and a shirker at Hebrew school, and his daughter Sarah (Jessica McManus) is filching money from his wallet in order to save up for a nose job. While his wife and Sy Ableman blithely make new domestic arrangements, and his brother becomes more and more of a burden, an anonymous hostile letter-writer is trying to sabotage Larry’s chances for tenure at the university.

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On DVD:

US DVD Release Date February 9, 2010
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 106 min
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date February 9, 2010
Actors Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Fred Melamed, Jessica McManus, Amy Landecker, Stephen Park, Katherine Borowitz, Fyvush Finkel, Aaron Wolf, Sari Wagner, Simon Helberg, Adam Arkin
Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Studio Universal Studios
MPAA R (Rated R for language, some sexuality/nudity and brief violence)
Gross $9,190,525
Genre(s) Comedy, Drama
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