The Whale

The Whale

Run Time: 117 min.
Opens: January 27, 2023
Starring: Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins, Samantha Morton
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Screenplay: Samuel D. Hunter


From Darren Aronofsky comes The Whale, the story of a reclusive English teacher who attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter. Starring Brendan Fraser and based on the acclaimed play by Samuel D. Hunter.

3 Academy Award Nominations:

Best Actor – Brendan Fraser

Best Supporting Actress – Hong Chau

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Golden Globe Nominee – Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama – Brendan Fraser

Critics’ Choice Award Winner – Best Actor – Brendan Fraser

2 Screen Actors Guild Award Nominations:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in a Motion Picture – Brendan Fraser

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture – Hong Chau

Official Selection, Venice Film Festival

Official Selection, Toronto Film Festival

“Fraser delivers the best work of his career.”

– Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

“A searing, moving experience.”

– Soren Andersen, Seattle Times

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