A Serious Man

A Serious Man (2009)


  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 2009-09-30
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 1220 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 45min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Mike Zoss Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America, United Kingdom, France
  • Directors: , .
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It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love with one of his more pompous acquaintances Sy Ableman.

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  • 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
  • Adam Arkin

    as Don Milgram
  • George Wyner

    as Rabbi Nachter
  • Peter Breitmayer

    as Mr. Brandt
  • Brent Braunschweig

    as Mitch Brandt
  • David Kang

    as Clive Park
  • Benjamin Portnoe

    as Danny's Reefer Buddy
  • Jon Kaminski Jr.

    as Mike Fagle
  • Ari Hoptman

    as Arlen Finkle
  • Alan Mandell

    as Rabbi Marshak
  • Amy Landecker

    as Mrs. Samsky
  • Simon Helberg

    as Rabbi Scott
  • Katherine Borowitz

    as Friend at the Picnic
  • Michael Lerner

    as Solomon Schlutz
  • Fyvush Finkel

    as Dybbuk?
Camera Roger Deakins Director of Photography
Art Nancy Haigh Set Decoration
Directing Joel Coen Director
Editing Joel Coen Editor
Production Joel Coen Producer
Writing Joel Coen Writer
Directing Ethan Coen Director
Editing Ethan Coen Editor
Production Ethan Coen Producer
Writing Ethan Coen Writer
Sound Carter Burwell Original Music Composer
Production Ellen Chenoweth Casting
Production Tim Bevan Executive Producer
Production Eric Fellner Executive Producer
Art Jess Gonchor Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Mary Zophres Costume Design
Sound Skip Lievsay Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Skip Lievsay Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Craig Berkey Sound Designer
Sound Craig Berkey Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Larz Anderson Special Effects Coordinator
Production Robert Graf Executive Producer
Sound Peter F. Kurland Sound mixer
Directing Thomas Johnston Script Supervisor
Production Rachel Tenner Casting
Art Deborah Jensen Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Jenny Eagan Assistant Costume Designer
Crew Jery Hewitt Stunt Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Jean Ann Black Makeup Department Head
Sound Greg Orloff Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Jarrette Moats Art Department Coordinator
Sound James Morioka Dialogue Editor
Costume & Make-Up Fríða Aradóttir Hair Department Head
Camera Wilson Webb Still Photographer
Production Karen Ruth Getchell Production Supervisor
Sound Byron Wilson Dialogue Editor