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The Resource O brother, where art thou?, Touchstone Pictures and Universal Pictures present in association with Studio Canal+ ; a Working Title production ; producer, Ethan Coen ; writers, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen ; director, Joel Coen, (videorecording DVD)

O brother, where art thou?, Touchstone Pictures and Universal Pictures present in association with Studio Canal+ ; a Working Title production ; producer, Ethan Coen ; writers, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen ; director, Joel Coen, (videorecording DVD)

Label
O brother, where art thou?
Title
O brother, where art thou?
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures and Universal Pictures present in association with Studio Canal+ ; a Working Title production ; producer, Ethan Coen ; writers, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen ; director, Joel Coen
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • engger
  • mul
  • eng
Summary
Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Awards note
  • Golden Globe, 2001, Best performance by an actor in a motion picture, Comedy/Musical (George Clooney)
  • Sierra Award, 2000, Best Cinematography (Roger Deakins)
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; film editors, Roderick Jaynes, Tricia Cooke ; music, T. Bone Burnett ; costume designer, Mary Zophres ; production designer, Dennis Gassner
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
Dialogue in English or German, subtitles in English, German, Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, Hebrew, Hungarian, Portuguese and Turkish
PerformerNote
George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles Durning, John Goodman, Michael Badalucco, Holly Hunter
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1923-
  • 1952-
  • 1958-
  • 1949-
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Homer
  • Coen, Ethan
  • Coen, Joel
  • Clooney, George
  • Turturro, John
  • Nelson, Tim Blake
  • Durning, Charles
  • Goodman, John
  • Hunter, Holly
  • Deakins, Roger A.
  • Jaynes, Roderick
  • Cooke, Tricia
  • Burnett, T-Bone
  • Zophres, Mary
  • Gassner, Dennis
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Universal Pictures Corporation
  • Studio Canal+
  • Working Title Films
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
107
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Escapes
  • Redemption
  • Depressions
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
O brother, where art thou?, Touchstone Pictures and Universal Pictures present in association with Studio Canal+ ; a Working Title production ; producer, Ethan Coen ; writers, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen ; director, Joel Coen, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on Homer's "Odyssey"
  • Videocassette release of the 2000 motion picture
  • Special features: interviews with Coen brothers and major cast members, "Painting with pixels" featurette on the post-production process, script to storyboard to final scene comparison, "I am a man of sorrow" music video
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm46925642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9780788826887
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936144758
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21654
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) AFW-2227
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
O brother, where art thou?, Touchstone Pictures and Universal Pictures present in association with Studio Canal+ ; a Working Title production ; producer, Ethan Coen ; writers, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen ; director, Joel Coen, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on Homer's "Odyssey"
  • Videocassette release of the 2000 motion picture
  • Special features: interviews with Coen brothers and major cast members, "Painting with pixels" featurette on the post-production process, script to storyboard to final scene comparison, "I am a man of sorrow" music video
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm46925642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Isbn
9780788826887
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936144758
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21654
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) AFW-2227
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
laserdisc

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