• Comedy
    Comedy Drama
    Drama
  • Rated: M,14,PG-13,K12,PG,12A,12,TP
  • Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  • Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Homer
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O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a 2000 adventure film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson, with John Goodman, Holly Hunter, and Charles Durning in supporting roles. Set in 1937 rural Mississippi during the Great Depression, the film's story is a modern satire loosely based on Homer's epic poem, Odyssey. The title of the film is a reference to the 1941 film Sullivan's Travels, in which the protagonist (a director) wants to film O Brother, Where Art Thou?, a fictional book about the Great Depression. Much of the music used in the film is period folk music, including that of Virginia bluegrass singer Ralph Stanley. The movie was one of the first to extensively use digital color correction, to give the film an autumnal, sepia-tinted look. The film received positive reviews, and the American folk music soundtrack won a Grammy for Album of the Year in 2001. The original band soon became popular after the film release and the country and folk musicians who were dubbed into the film, such as John Hartford, Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Gillian Welch, Chris Sharp, and others, joined together to perform the music from the film in a Down from the Mountain concert tour which was filmed for TV and DVD.
  • Comedy
    Comedy Drama
    Drama
  • Rated: M,14,PG-13,K12,PG,12A,12,TP
  • Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  • Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Homer

  • George Clooney
    John Turturro
    Tim Blake Nelson
    John Goodman
    Holly Hunter
    Chris Thomas King
    Charles Durnham
    Charles Durning
    Del Pentecost
    Michael Badalucco
    J.R. Horne
    Brian Reddy
    Wayne Duvall
    Ed Gale
    Ray Mckinnon

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  • Comedy
    Comedy Drama
    Drama
  • Rated: M,14,PG-13,K12,PG,12A,12,TP
  • Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  • Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Homer
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O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a 2000 adventure film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson, with John Goodman, Holly Hunter, and Charles Durning in supporting roles. Set in 1937 rural Mississippi during the Great Depression, the film's story is a modern satire loosely based on Homer's epic poem, Odyssey. The title of the film is a reference to the 1941 film Sullivan's Travels, in which the protagonist (a director) wants to film O Brother, Where Art Thou?, a fictional book about the Great Depression. Much of the music used in the film is period folk music, including that of Virginia bluegrass singer Ralph Stanley. The movie was one of the first to extensively use digital color correction, to give the film an autumnal, sepia-tinted look. The film received positive reviews, and the American folk music soundtrack won a Grammy for Album of the Year in 2001. The original band soon became popular after the film release and the country and folk musicians who were dubbed into the film, such as John Hartford, Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Gillian Welch, Chris Sharp, and others, joined together to perform the music from the film in a Down from the Mountain concert tour which was filmed for TV and DVD.

Starring
  • George Clooney
    John Turturro
    Tim Blake Nelson
    John Goodman
    Holly Hunter
    Chris Thomas King
    Charles Durnham
    Charles Durning
    Del Pentecost
    Michael Badalucco
    J.R. Horne
    Brian Reddy
    Wayne Duvall
    Ed Gale
    Ray Mckinnon