The Squid and the Whale  

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The Squid and the Whale is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Noah Baumbach. It tells the semi-autobiographical story of two boys in Brooklyn dealing with their parents' divorce in the 1980s. The film is named after a giant squid and sperm whale diorama found at the American Museum of Natural History. The film was shot on Super 16mm, mostly using a handheld camera. The film is rated R for strong sexual content, graphic dialogue, and language.

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