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The Whale(Movie, 2022)

R
| 1h 57min | Genre: Drama
The WhaleRating: 4.0/5 (with 13081,308 votes) 827
The Whale is a 2022 American drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and written by Samuel D. Hunter, based on his 2012 play of the same name. The film stars Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins, and Samantha Morton. The plot follows a reclusive, morbidly obese instructor of the English language who tries to restore his relationship with his teenage daughter, whom he had abandoned eight years earlier. The film was shot from March 8 to April 7, 2021, in Newburgh, New York. The Whale premiered at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on September 4, 2022. It had a limited theatrical release in the US on December 9, before a wide release on December 21 by A24, grossing $57.6 million against a budget of $3 million. The film received a polarized response; though cri... ()
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Awards & Nominations for The Whale

St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Breakthrough Performance Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle Award for Best Adapted Screenplay San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Adapted Screenplay San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor London Film Critics' Circle Award for Supporting Actress of the Year London Film Critics' Circle Award for Actor of the Year Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Film

About The Whale

A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Newburgh
Plays in: Idaho panhandle
Based on: "The Whale" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 34 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Estonian (ET), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Armenian (HY), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/09/2022
Screenwriter: Samuel D. Hunter
Film Editor: Andrew Weisblum
Director of Photography: Matthew Libatique
Composer: Rob Simonsen
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"La baleine"
"Vaal"
"הלוייתן"
"وال"
"더 웨일"
"Valis"
"La ballena"
"Wieloryb"
"A Baleia"
"Кит"
"我的鯨魚老爸"

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Other movies with this title: The Whale (CA, 2011), The Whale (GB, 2013), The Whale (CA, 2020)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:421818, Added: 01/16/2021, Last updated: 05/28/2024