R | | Comedy, Drama
Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.
Judith has Larry meet her and Sy at the Embers restaurant to discuss family matters. Embers was a popular chain of "family restaurants" in the Twin Cities in the 60s and 70s, known for TV ads in which a local actress would promise customers ... ...
What a marvel... what a marvel.
In all or most of the driving scenes, yellow center lane dividing lines are shown. Yellow lines did not appear in the center of U.S. roads until the 1970's.
At the end of the credits is a line advising that "No Jews were harmed in the making of this motion picture."
English, Yiddish, Hebrew
$251,337 (USA) (4 October 2009)
$9,190,525 (USA) (1 January 2010)
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