The Man Who Wasn t There

The Man Who Wasn't There, feature film, crime-drama, USA, UK, 2001

DIRECTED BY: Joel & Ethan Coen

The Man Who Wasn t There

Billy Bob Thornton (Ed Crane),
Frances McDormand (Doris Crane),
Michael Badalucco (Frank),
James Gandolfini (Veliki Dave Brewster),
Katherine Borowitz (Ann Nirdlinger Brewster),
Scarlett Johansson (Birdy Abundas)

Joel Coen,
Ethan Coen

Roger Deakins

Carter Burwell

Ethan Coen,
Joel Coen,
Tricia Cooke

The story takes place in the summer of 1949 in a small town in north California. The main character is Ed Crane, a local barber. He is unhappy with his life, and uses his wife Doris’s infidelity as an opportunity for blackmail, hoping to improve his situation. However, nothing goes according to plan… This film won many awards, such as Palme d’Or in Cannes for the best director. It was nominated for an Oscar in the category of the best cinematographer.

b/w, 116'