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The whale / A24 presents ; a Protozoa production ; a film by Darren Aronofsky ; directed by Darren Aronofsky ; written by Samuel D. Hunter ; produced by Jeremy Dawson, Ari Handel, Darren Aronofsky.

Aronofsky, Darren, (film director,, film producer.). Hunter, Samuel D., (screenwriter.). Dawson, Jeremy (Producer), (film producer.). Handel, Ari, (film producer.). Fraser, Brendan, 1968- (actor.). Sink, Sadie, (actor.). Chau, Hong, 1979- (actor.). Simpkins, Ty, (actor.). Morton, Samantha, (actor.). Hunter, Samuel D. Motion picture adaptation of (work) : Whale. (Added Author). A24 (Firm), (presenter.). Protozoa Pictures, (production company.). Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins, Samantha Morton. (Cast).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786318951203 : DVD
  • ISBN: 6318951202 : DVD
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Full screen (1.33:1).
Based on the play by Samuel D. Hunter.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2022.
[Container insert indicates both 16x9 and 1.33:1 aspect ratios. Only 1.33:1 is present during playback.]
Special features: People are amazing: making The whale; The sounds of the sea: scoring The whale.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Matthew Libatique ; editor, Andrew Weisblum ; music, Rob Simonsen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins, Samantha Morton.
Summary, etc.:
A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: R; for language, some drug use and sexual content.
MPA rating: R; for language, some drug use and sexual content.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; 1.33:1 (fullscreen) ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Obesity in men > Drama.
Overweight gays > Drama.
Overweight men > Drama.
Morbid obesity > Drama.
English teachers > Drama.
Estranged families > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Gay men with chronic illnesses.
Gay men.
Genre: Domestic drama (Motion pictures)
Psychological films.
Gay films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 1 of 40 copies available at Bibliomation.


  • 85 current holds with 40 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beacon Falls Public Library DVD WHA (Text) 33120152845829 Adult New DVD Checked out 03/27/2023
Beardsley & Memorial Library - Winsted DVD WHALE (Text) 33750000083756 Adult DVD In process -
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford On Order (Text) acq1239393 Acquisitions On order -
Bethel Public Library NEW DVD WHALE (Text) 34030142857298 Adult DVD On holds shelf -
Brookfield Library On Order (Text) acq1241181 Acquisitions On order -
Burnham Library - Bridgewater DVD WHALE (Text) 36937000662131 New DVD Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown DVD WHA (Text) 34014151716355 Adult DVD Checked out 04/03/2023
Canterbury Public Library DVD WHALE (Text) 33190153997408 New DVD Circulation Desk Checked out 03/30/2023
Derby Neck Library DVD WHA (Text) 34046155452272 Adult New DVD On holds shelf -
Derby Public Library DVD WHA (Text) 34047152267697 Adult DVD Checked out 04/03/2023
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