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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 ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen ; directed by Joel Coen, (videorecording)

O brother, where art thou?, 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, (videorecording)

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 ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen ; directed by Joel Coen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • engspa
  • eng
Summary
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
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
NTG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; film editors, Roderick Jaynes, Tricia Cooke ; music, T. Bone Burnett
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English language soundtrack (5.1 surround) with optional Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles Durning, John Goodman, Michael Badalucco, Holly Hunter, Stephen Root, Chris Thomas King, Wayne Duvall, Daniel Von Bargen, J.R. Horne, Brian Reddy, Frank Collison
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1923-
  • 1952-
  • 1958-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coen, Joel
  • Coen, Ethan
  • Clooney, George
  • Turturro, John
  • Nelson, Tim Blake
  • Durning, Charles
  • Goodman, John
  • Hunter, Holly
  • Badalucco, Michael
  • Homer
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Studio Canal+
  • Working Title Films
  • Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
103
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homer
  • Escapes
  • Redemption
  • Depressions
  • Comedy films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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 ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen ; directed by Joel Coen, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen (2.35:1), enhanced for 16x9 TVs
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • 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 ; animated menus ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm47146397
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 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) ADG-4629
System details
DVD
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 ; produced by Ethan Coen ; written by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen ; directed by Joel Coen, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen (2.35:1), enhanced for 16x9 TVs
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • 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 ; animated menus ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm47146397
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 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) ADG-4629
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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