The Resource Blood simple, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Ted and Jim Pedas and Ben Barenholtz present a River Road production ; directed by Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen ; executive producer, Daniel F. Bacaner ; director of photography, Barry Sonnenfeld, (videorecording)

Blood simple, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Ted and Jim Pedas and Ben Barenholtz present a River Road production ; directed by Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen ; executive producer, Daniel F. Bacaner ; director of photography, Barry Sonnenfeld, (videorecording)

Label
Blood simple
Title
Blood simple
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Ted and Jim Pedas and Ben Barenholtz present a River Road production ; directed by Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen ; executive producer, Daniel F. Bacaner ; director of photography, Barry Sonnenfeld
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
When Marty, the owner of a backwoods bar, hires a man to kill his cheating wife and her boyfriend, he opens a door into the criminal world that he'll never be able to shut
Awards note
Independent Spirit Awards (1986): Best Director, Best Male Lead. Sundance Film Festival (1985): Grand Jury Prize.
Cataloging source
EXG
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Blood simple (Motion picture)
Credits note
Associate producer, Mark Silverman ; production designer, Jane Musky ; music by Carter Burwell ; edited by Roderick Jaynes and Don Wiegmann ; first assistant director, Deborah Reinisch ; casting, Julie Hughes and Barry Moss
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English, Spanish and French; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
John Getz (Ray), Frances McDormand (Abby), Dan Hedaya (Julian Marty), Samm-Art Williams (Meurice), M. Emmet Walsh (Private Detective), Deborah Neumann (Debra), Raquel Gavia (Landlady), Van Brooks (Man from Lubbock)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-
  • 1935-
  • 1947-
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pedas, Ted
  • Pedas, Jim
  • Barenholtz, Ben
  • Coen, Joel
  • Coen, Ethan
  • Bacaner, Daniel F
  • Sonnenfeld, Barry
  • Getz, John
  • McDormand, Frances
  • Hedaya, Dan
  • Williams, Samm-Art
  • Walsh, M. Emmet
  • Neumann, Deborah
  • Gavia, Raquel
  • Brooks, Van
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • River Road Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
96
Series statement
The Coen brothers movie collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder for hire
  • Private investigators
  • Adultery
  • Jealousy
  • Deception
  • Married people
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Texas
Technique
live action
Label
Blood simple, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Ted and Jim Pedas and Ben Barenholtz present a River Road production ; directed by Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen ; executive producer, Daniel F. Bacaner ; director of photography, Barry Sonnenfeld, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • "The award-wining first film from the Coen Brothers"--Container
  • Originally included in the 5-DVD- set entitled "The Coen Brothers movie collection" dated 2007
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn184906822
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)184906822
System details
DVD; widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital, mono; NTSC, region 1; copy-protected
Video recording format
  • laserdisc
  • DVD
Label
Blood simple, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Ted and Jim Pedas and Ben Barenholtz present a River Road production ; directed by Joel Coen ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen ; executive producer, Daniel F. Bacaner ; director of photography, Barry Sonnenfeld, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • "The award-wining first film from the Coen Brothers"--Container
  • Originally included in the 5-DVD- set entitled "The Coen Brothers movie collection" dated 2007
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn184906822
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's cut ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)184906822
System details
DVD; widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital, mono; NTSC, region 1; copy-protected
Video recording format
  • laserdisc
  • DVD

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