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Ethan Coen

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IMDb:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001053/

Date of Birth:21 September 1957, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Height:5' 8" (1.73 m)

Trademarks:Frequently casts Steve Buscemi (6 times), Frances McDormand (5 times), Jon Polito (5 times), John Goodman (4 times), John Turturro (4 times), George Clooney (3 times), Michael Badalucco (3 times), Charles Durning (twice), M. Emmet Walsh (twice), Peter Stormare (twice), Richard Jenkins (twice), John Mahoney (twice), Tony Shalhoub (twice), Stephen Root (twice), and Billy Bob Thornton (twice). References to the films of Stanley Kubrick Films often center around or include a botched crime Often creates at least one lengthy sequence in most of his films where only music plays as a major event unfolds, i.e Raising Arizona (1987) when Nicolas Cage is being chased after robbing a store. Also sequences in Miller's Crossing (1990), The Big Lebowski (1998), The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), and Fargo (1996). The Coens frequently focus on round spinning objects: hat in Miller's Crossing (1990), bowling balls and tumble-weed in The Big Lebowski (1998), hair pomade tins in O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), UFO and a car wheel in The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) ...or the fans in Blood Simple. (1984). Often has a certain phrase that is repeated throughout the movie or a specific scene. Typically makes movies set during a specific time period, often in the near-past (Fargo (1996) takes place in 1987, The Big Lebowski (1998) in 1991, and No Country for Old Men (2007) in 1980). Films usually contain at least one fast-talking character Films often include characters or places with the stereotypes of the regions they take place in. The Mid-Western accents and snow-covered landscapes for Fargo (1996), the South-Eastern accents and barren deserts of Arizona for Raising Arizona (1987), the Southern accents and dust-bowl landscape for O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Los Angeles accents and life-style in The Big Lebowski (1998), and the accents and cramped environments of Los Angeles in Barton Fink (1991). His films often feature a big male character who talks loudly or yells at the camera. E.g. John Goodman in The Big Lebowski (1998), Raising Arizona (1987), Barton Fink (1991) and O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000). A tense situation in a moving car. E.g. Fargo (1996), The Big Lebowski (1998), _Burn After reading (2008)_ and Blood Simple. (1984).

Source:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001053/

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Blood Simple

Directed By: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen Starring: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 6th October 2017 Age Rating: 18 Runtime: 96 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown

Suburbicon

Directed By: George Clooney Starring: Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 24th November 2017 Age Rating: 15 Runtime: 104 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown

The Big Lebowski

Directed By: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore...
Released in UK cinemas Monday 24th September 2018 Age Rating: 18 Runtime: 112 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Directed By: Ethan Coen and Joel Coen Starring: James Franco, Liam Neeson, David Krumholtz...
Released in UK cinemas Sunday 21st October 2018 Age Rating: TBC Runtime: 132 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown
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