The Resource The man who wasn't there, Working Title Films ; producer, Ethan Coen ; writers, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen ; director, Joel Coen, (DVD)

The man who wasn't there, Working Title Films ; producer, Ethan Coen ; writers, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen ; director, Joel Coen, (DVD)

Label
The man who wasn't there
Title
The man who wasn't there
Statement of responsibility
Working Title Films ; producer, Ethan Coen ; writers, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen ; director, Joel Coen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspeacts that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Roger Deakins ; editors, Roderick Jaynes, Tricia Cooke ; music, Carter Burwell
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, James Gandolfini, Michael Badalucco, Katherine Borowitz, Jon Polito, Scarlett Johansson, Richard Jenkins, Tony Shalhoub
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1984-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coen, Ethan
  • Coen, Joel
  • Thornton, Billy Bob
  • McDormand, Frances
  • Gandolfini, James
  • Badalucco, Michael
  • Borowitz, Katherine
  • Polito, Jon
  • Johansson, Scarlett
  • Jenkins, Richard
  • Shalhoub, Tony
  • Working Title Films
  • PolyGram Video (Firm)
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Extortion
  • Murder
  • Dramatic films
  • Film noir
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The man who wasn't there, Working Title Films ; producer, Ethan Coen ; writers, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen ; director, Joel Coen, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: Commentary by Joel and Ethan Coen, also featuring Billy Bob Thornton; theatrical trailer; making-of featurette; interview with cinematographer Roger Deakins; deleted scenes/deleted shots; photo gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm49188761
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
696306031925
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
D0603192D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) AFB-0581
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The man who wasn't there, Working Title Films ; producer, Ethan Coen ; writers, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen ; director, Joel Coen, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: Commentary by Joel and Ethan Coen, also featuring Billy Bob Thornton; theatrical trailer; making-of featurette; interview with cinematographer Roger Deakins; deleted scenes/deleted shots; photo gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm49188761
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
696306031925
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
D0603192D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) AFB-0581
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

Library Locations

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