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O brother, where art thou?

Author: Joel CoenEthan CoenGeorge ClooneyJohn TurturroTim Blake NelsonAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2001]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Drama
Film adaptations
Teatro
Named Person: Homer
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Coen; Ethan Coen; George Clooney; John Turturro; Tim Blake Nelson; Charles Durning; John Goodman; Michael Badalucco; Holly Hunter; Stephen Root; Chris Thomas King; Roger A Deakins; Roderick Jaynes; Tricia Cooke; T-Bone Burnett; Homer.; Touchstone Pictures.; Universal Pictures (Firm); Studio Canal+.; Working Title Films.; Touchstone Home Video (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788826883 9780788826887
OCLC Number: 47146397
Language Note: English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features include: Behind-the-scenes featurette; Painting with pixels, the groundbreaking digital production process; script to storyboard to final scene comparisons; I am a man of constant sorrow music video; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; film editors, Roderick Jaynes, Tricia Cooke ; music, T. Bone Burnett.
Cast: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles Durning, John Goodman, Michael Badalucco, Holly Hunter, Stephen Root, Chris Thomas King.
Awards: Golden Globe, 2001, Best performance by an actor in a motion picture, Comedy/Musical (George Clooney)
Sierra Award, 2000, Best Cinematography (Roger Deakins)
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some vilence and language.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual layer, widescreen presentation (2.35:1); DTS 5.1 digital surround sound, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
Contents: Sountrack music - Title / Composer (Performer): Po Lazarus / arr. Alan Lomax (James Carter & the Prisoners) --
Big rock candy mountain / (Harry McClintock) --
You are my sunshine / Jimmie Davis\Charlie Mitchell (Norman Blake) --
Down to the river to pray / Traditional (Alisoun Krauss) --
I am a man of constant sorrow / arr. Carter Stanley\Dan Tyminski (Soggy Bottom Boys) --
Hard time killing floor blues / Nehemiah "Skip" James (Chris Thomas King) --
Keep on the sunny side / A.P. Carter (The Whites) --
I'll fly away / Albert E. Brumley (Alison Krauss\Gillian Welch) --
Didn't leave nobody but the baby / arr. Alan Lomas\Mrs. Sidney Carter\Gillian Welch\T Bone Burnett (Emmylou Harris\Alison Krauss\Gillian Welch) --
In the highways / Maybelle Carter (Sarah, Hannah and Leah Peasall) --
I am weary (let me rest) / Pete Roberts (The Cox Family) --
I am a man of constant sorrow / arr. Ed Haley (John Hartford) --
O death / Traditional (Ralph Stanley) --
In the jailhouse now / Jimmie Rodgers (The Soggy Bottom Boys) --
I am a man of constant sorrow / arr. Carter Stanley (The Soggy Bottom Boys) --
Indian war whoop / Hoyt Ming (John Hartford) --
Lonesome valley / Traditional (The Fairfield Four) --
Angel band / arr. Ralph Stanley (The Stanley Brothers).
Other Titles: O brother, where art thou? (Motion picture)
Responsibility: 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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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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