October 30, 2009

At a glance: ‘A Serious Man’

 

Dark Coen brothers comedy about a physics professor whose formerly comfortable life falls apart.

Running time/rating: 1:45; R for language, some sexuality/nudity and brief violence

What they’re saying: “The Coens wed their singular style to an intellectual probity and moral purpose. It’s the best film of their careers.” – Christopher Kelly, Fort Worth Star-Telegram


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