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Barton Fink

Author: Joel CoenEthan CoenJohn TurturroJohn GoodmanJudy DavisAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : FoxVideo ; Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Hollywood on the eve of World War II, Barton Fink, the New York playwright, arrives to work as a screenwriter. He is assigned a low-brow wrestling movie, and quickly develops writer's block, which is aggravated by the seedy hotel he is staying in and his aggressively jovial neighbor, Charlie. Barton's struggle to create a truly great screenplay leads from the strange and unproductive to the terrifying and surreal.
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Genre/Form: Videos
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Coen; Ethan Coen; John Turturro; John Goodman; Judy Davis; Michael Lerner; John Mahoney; Steve Buscemi; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Circle Films.; Fox Video (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 27102768
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally issued as a motion picture in 1991.
Extended play (CLV).
Digital sound, CX noise reduction, Dolby surround, stereo.
Credits: Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Roderic Jaynes ; music, Carter Burwell.
Cast: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner, John Mahoney, Jon Polito, Steve Buscemi.
Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color ; 12 in.
Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox ; Circle Films presents a Ted and Jim Pedas [and others] production ; directed by Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Ethan and Joel Coen.

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In Hollywood on the eve of World War II, Barton Fink, the New York playwright, arrives to work as a screenwriter. He is assigned a low-brow wrestling movie, and quickly develops writer's block, which is aggravated by the seedy hotel he is staying in and his aggressively jovial neighbor, Charlie. Barton's struggle to create a truly great screenplay leads from the strange and unproductive to the terrifying and surreal.

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