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'Squid and Whale,' a Model of an Indie Film

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'Squid and Whale,' a Model of an Indie Film

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'Squid and Whale,' a Model of an Indie Film

'Squid and Whale,' a Model of an Indie Film

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Jeff Daniels and Laura Linney

Jeff Daniels and Laura Linney star as a divorcing couple in The Squid and the Whale. James Hamilton hide caption

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The film The Squid and the Whale won two awards at this year's Sundance film festival, and is now in theaters.

Morning Edition and Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan says the movie deserves both awards, calling it "acutely observed [and] faultlessly acted."

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