9/10

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Runtime: 106 min

Genres: Drama

Languages: English | Hebrew | Yiddish

Countries: France | UK | USA


A black comedy set in 1967 and centered on Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern professor who watches his life unravel when his wife prepares to leave him because his inept brother won't move out of the house.



Directors (2)

Writers (2)

Ethan Coen (written by)
Joel Coen (written by) &

Composers (1)

Editors (3)

Ethan Coen (uncredited)
Joel Coen (uncredited)
Roderick Jaynes

Cinematographers (1)

Roger Deakins (director of photography)

Actors (60)

Aaron Wolff Danny Gopnik
Adam Arkin Divorce Lawyer
Alan Mandell Rabbi Marshak
Alana Bloom Physics Student (uncredited)
Allen Lewis Rickman Velvel - Shtetl Husband
Amy Landecker Mrs. Samsky
Andrew S. Lentz Cursing Boy on Bus
Ari Hoptman Arlen Finkle
Asher Pink Bar Mitzvah Guest (uncredited)
Benjamin Terry College student (uncredited)
Benjy Portnoe Danny's Reefer Buddy
Brent Braunschweig Mitch Brandt
Charles Brin Hebrew School Principal
Claudia Wilkens Marshak's Secretary
David Kang Clive Park
Devon A Early Physics Student (uncredited)
Fred Melamed Sy Ableman
Fyvush Finkel Treitle Groshkover - Dybbuk
George Wyner Rabbi Nachtner
Hannah Nemer Sarah's Friend
Helen Murray Grocery Store Patron (uncredited)
Jack Swiler Boy on Bus
Jane Hammill Larry's Secretary
Jessica McManus Sarah Gopnik
Jim Cada Cop #1
Jim Lichtscheidl Detective #2
John Edel 1960s Beach Party Attendee (uncredited)
Jon Kaminski Jr. Mike Fagle
Katherine Borowitz Friend at the Picnic
Landyn Banx Physics Student (uncredited)
Lauri Mueller Bar Mitzvah and Funeral Guest (uncredited)
Lisa Pechmiller Bar Mitzvah Guest (uncredited)
Matt Cici Physics Student (uncredited)
Michael Engel Torah Blesser
Michael Lerner Solomon Schlutz
Michael Stuhlbarg Prof. Lawrence 'Larry' Gopnik
Michael Tezla Dr. Sussman
Neil Newman Cantor
Nicole Kruex Physics Student (uncredited)
Peter Breitmayer Mr. Brandt
Phyllis Harris Hebrew School Tea Lady
Piper Sigel-Bruse D'vorah Piper (as Sigel Bruse)
Punnavith Koy Physics Nerd (uncredited)
Rachel Grubb Bar Mitzvah Guest (uncredited)
Raye Birk Dr. Shapiro
Richard Kind Uncle Arthur
Rita Cannon Physics Student (uncredited)
Rita Vassallo Law Firm Secretary
Ronald Schultz Hebrew School Teacher
Sari Lennick Judith Gopnik
Scott Thompson Baker Sci-Fi Movie Hero (as Scott Baker)
Sherilyn Henderson Neighborhood Kid (uncredited)
Simon Helberg Rabbi Scott
Steve Park Clive's Father (as Stephen Park)
Steven Wothe Jr Bar Mitzvah and Funeral Guest (uncredited)
Tim Russell Detective #1
Tyson Bidner Magbiah
Warren Keith Dick Dutton (as Warren David Keith)
Wayne A. Evenson Russell Krauss (as Wayne Evenson)
Yelena Shmulenson Dora - Shtetl Wife