O brother, where art thou?
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.
Subjects:Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Drama
Escapes -- Drama
Homer. Odyssey -- Film adaptations.
Homer. Odyssey -- Television adaptations.
Redemption -- Drama
Genre:Action and adventure films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Cooke, Tricia, 1965-
Deakins, Roger A., 1949-
Durning, Charles, 1923-2012
Goodman, John, 1952-
Hunter, Holly, 1958-
Nelson, Tim Blake.
Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
Turturro, John, 1957-
Universal Pictures Corporation.
Working Title Films.
Burbank, Calif. : Touchstone Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2000.
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
Inspired by Homer's "Odyssey".
For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc.
Originally released as a motion picture.
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; film editors, Roderick Jaynes, Tricia Cooke ; music by T. Bone Burnett ; costume designer, Mary Zophres ; production designer, Dennis Gassner.
George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles Durning, John Goodman, Michael Badalucco, Holly Hunter.
DVD ; DTS ; Dolby Digital sound (5.1, surround) ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation.
For private home use only.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Includes audio tracks in English with subtitles in Spanish.
Golden Globe, 2001, Best performance by an actor in a motion picture, Comedy/Musical (George Clooney)
Sierra Award, 2000, Best Cinematography (Roger Deakins)
Academy Awards, 2000: Best Screenplay (nomination)
Publisher or Distributor Number:
21654Link to PAC