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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, (DVD)

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, (DVD)

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
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • 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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and language
Language note
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.O27 2001
PerformerNote
George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles Durning, John Goodman, Michael Badalucco, Holly Hunter, Stephen Root, Chris Thomas King
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1923-2012
  • 1952-
  • 1954-
  • 1958-
  • 1949-
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coen, Joel
  • Coen, Ethan
  • Clooney, George
  • Turturro, John
  • Nelson, Tim Blake
  • Durning, Charles
  • Goodman, John
  • Badalucco, Michael
  • Hunter, Holly
  • Root, Stephen
  • King, Chris Thomas
  • Deakins, Roger A.
  • Jaynes, Roderick
  • Cooke, Tricia
  • Burnett, T-Bone
  • 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
  • Depressions
  • Spanish language materials
  • Feature films
  • Comedy films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced 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; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sountrack music -- Title / Composer (Performer): Po Lazarus / arr. Alan Lomax (James Carter & the Prisoners) -- Big rock candy mountain / (Harry McClintock) -- You are my sunshine / Jimmie Davis\Charlie Mitchell (Norman Blake) -- Down to the river to pray / Traditional (Alisoun Krauss) -- I am a man of constant sorrow / arr. Carter Stanley\Dan Tyminski (Soggy Bottom Boys) -- Hard time killing floor blues / Nehemiah "Skip" James (Chris Thomas King) -- Keep on the sunny side / A.P. Carter (The Whites) -- I'll fly away / Albert E. Brumley (Alison Krauss\Gillian Welch) -- Didn't leave nobody but the baby / arr. Alan Lomas\Mrs. Sidney Carter\Gillian Welch\T Bone Burnett (Emmylou Harris\Alison Krauss\Gillian Welch) -- In the highways / Maybelle Carter (Sarah, Hannah and Leah Peasall) -- I am weary (let me rest) / Pete Roberts (The Cox Family) -- I am a man of constant sorrow / arr. Ed Haley (John Hartford) -- O death / Traditional (Ralph Stanley) -- In the jailhouse now / Jimmie Rodgers (The Soggy Bottom Boys) -- I am a man of constant sorrow / arr. Carter Stanley (The Soggy Bottom Boys) -- Indian war whoop / Hoyt Ming (John Hartford) -- Lonesome valley / Traditional (The Fairfield Four) -- Angel band / arr. Ralph Stanley (The Stanley Brothers)
Control code
ocm47146397
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780788826887
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936144758
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21654
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47146397
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual layer, widescreen presentation (2.35:1); DTS 5.1 digital surround sound, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
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, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced 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; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sountrack music -- Title / Composer (Performer): Po Lazarus / arr. Alan Lomax (James Carter & the Prisoners) -- Big rock candy mountain / (Harry McClintock) -- You are my sunshine / Jimmie Davis\Charlie Mitchell (Norman Blake) -- Down to the river to pray / Traditional (Alisoun Krauss) -- I am a man of constant sorrow / arr. Carter Stanley\Dan Tyminski (Soggy Bottom Boys) -- Hard time killing floor blues / Nehemiah "Skip" James (Chris Thomas King) -- Keep on the sunny side / A.P. Carter (The Whites) -- I'll fly away / Albert E. Brumley (Alison Krauss\Gillian Welch) -- Didn't leave nobody but the baby / arr. Alan Lomas\Mrs. Sidney Carter\Gillian Welch\T Bone Burnett (Emmylou Harris\Alison Krauss\Gillian Welch) -- In the highways / Maybelle Carter (Sarah, Hannah and Leah Peasall) -- I am weary (let me rest) / Pete Roberts (The Cox Family) -- I am a man of constant sorrow / arr. Ed Haley (John Hartford) -- O death / Traditional (Ralph Stanley) -- In the jailhouse now / Jimmie Rodgers (The Soggy Bottom Boys) -- I am a man of constant sorrow / arr. Carter Stanley (The Soggy Bottom Boys) -- Indian war whoop / Hoyt Ming (John Hartford) -- Lonesome valley / Traditional (The Fairfield Four) -- Angel band / arr. Ralph Stanley (The Stanley Brothers)
Control code
ocm47146397
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780788826887
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936144758
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21654
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47146397
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual layer, widescreen presentation (2.35:1); DTS 5.1 digital surround sound, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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