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Wednesday, 14 March 2012

The man who wasn´t there. (USA, 2001) 116´ 15/03/2012

It is a neo-noir film written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Set it in and around Santa Rosa, California 1949, the movie follows Ed Crane (Billy Bob Thornton), a suburban barber, married to Doris (Frances Macdormand) a bookkeeper with a drinking problem. Doris' boss at Nirdlinger's, the local department store, is "Big Dave" Brewster (James Gandolfini)  a loud, boisterous man, who constantly brags about his combat adventures in the Pacific during the Second World War. Ed suspects that Doris and Big Dave are having an affair.
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"The ever astonishing Coen brothers say their film was inspired by the spirit of James M. Cain's novels about ill-fated dopes. But the Coens transcend Cain. If this were not such great American-vernacular moviemaking--hilarious yet hypnotic--one would be tempted to see something Greek in the tragedy that Ed never comprehends." Richard Shickel. TIME Magazine. (13/10/2009)
See the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htxvLcSnOU0

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