O brother, where art thou?

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[2001]
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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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Burnett, T-Bone.
Clooney, George.
Coen, Ethan.
Coen, Joel.
Cooke, Tricia, 1965-
Deakins, Roger A., 1949-
Durning, Charles, 1923-2012.
Goodman, John, 1952-
Homer.
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Adaptations
Comedy films
DIGITAL VIDEO DISC
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_displayO brother, where art thou?
title_fullO 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
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Escapes
Evasiones
Homer
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