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8,446 Ratings

A Serious Man

Directed by Joel CoenEthan Coen
United States, 2009
Comedy, Drama


The story of an ordinary man’s search for clarity when his life begins to come apart at the seams. Struggling for equilibrium, he seeks advice from three different rabbis. Can anyone help him cope with his afflictions and become a righteous person, a mensch, a serious man?

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A Serious Man
Directed by Joel CoenEthan Coen

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival


BFI London Film Festival


Karlovy Vary International Film Festival


New York Film Critics

2009 | Winner: Top Films of the Year

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