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A Serious Man

Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen Run Time: 106 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 2009

Starring: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Sari Lennick, Fred Melamed

Larry Gopnik (Michael Stuhlbarg) is a physics professor at a 1960s university, but his life is coming apart at the seams. His wife (Sari Lennick) is leaving him, his jobless brother (Richard Kind) has moved in, and someone is trying to sabotage his chances for tenure. Larry seeks advice from three different rabbis, but whether anyone can help him overcome his many afflictions remains to be seen.