O brother, where art thou?

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Publisher:
Touchstone Home Video :
Pub. Date:
[2001]
Language:
English
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The writing, directing, and producing team of Joel Coen and Ethan Coen created this picaresque comedy (inspired in part by Homer's The Odyssey ) set in the Deep South during the Depression. Suave and fancy-talking Everett Ulysses McGill (George Clooney), dim-witted Delmar (Tim Blake Nelson), and easily-excitable Pete (John Turturro) are serving time together on a prison chain gang. Everett knows where $1.2 million is hidden that's theirs for the taking, and the three manage to escape; however, a stranger soon warns them that they'll find treasure, but not the sort they're looking for. As Everett and his partners hit the road, they happen upon a gluttonous bible salesman, Big Dan Teague (John Goodman); meet up with Baby Face Nelson (Michael Badalucco) as he robs a bank; encounter three Sirens doing their washing; run into Everett's estranged wife Penny (Holly Hunter), who has told everyone her husband was killed in a train wreck; find themselves in the middle of a heated campaign between political boss Pappy O'Daniel (Charles Durning), and reformist candidate Homer Stokes (Wayne Duvall); and even find time to make a hit record as The Soggy Bottom Boys. Noted songwriter T-Bone Burnett helped compile the songs (combining vintage country blues tunes with originals in the same style), while Carter Burwell composed the background score. Incidentally, the title O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a reference to the classic Preston Sturges comedy Sullivan's Travels, in which a director plans to make a serious "message picture" with that name. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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auth_author2 Badalucco, Michael, 1954-, Burnett, T-Bone., Clooney, George., Coen, Ethan., Coen, Joel., Cooke, Tricia, 1965-, Deakins, Roger A., 1949-, Durning, Charles, 1923-2012., Goodman, John, 1952-, Homer., Hunter, Holly, 1958-, Jaynes, Roderick., King, Chris Thomas., Nelson, Tim Blake., Root, Stephen., Turturro, John, 1957-
author2-role Badalucco, Michael,1954-, Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm), Burnett, T-Bone., Clooney, George., Coen, Ethan., Coen, Joel., Cooke, Tricia,1965-, Deakins, Roger A.,1949-, Durning, Charles,1923-2012., Goodman, John,1952-, Homer.Odyssey., Hunter, Holly,1958-, Jaynes, Roderick., King, Chris Thomas., Nelson, Tim Blake., Root, Stephen., Studio Canal+., Touchstone Home Video (Firm), Touchstone Pictures., Turturro, John,1957-, Universal Pictures (Firm), Working Title Films.
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display_description Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts--escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi--and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood.
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subject_facet , Comedy films, Depressions, Depressions -- 1929 -- Drama, Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Drama, Drama, Escapes, Escapes -- Drama, Evasiones -- Teatro, Feature films, Feature films -- United States, Film adaptations, Homer -- Film adaptations, United States, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display O brother, where art thou?
title_full O brother, where art thou? [videorecording] / Touchstone Pictures and Universal Pictures present in association with Studio Canal, a Working Title production ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen ; directed by Joel Coen
title_short O brother, where art thou?
topic_facet Depressions, Escapes, Evasiones, Homer
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