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.
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.
- ISBN: 0788826883
- ISBN: 9780788826887
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [Burbank, CA] : Touchstone Home Video, 
- Distributor: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.
- Copyright: ©2001
Contents / Notes
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.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
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).
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; film editors, Roderick Jaynes, Tricia Cooke ; music, T. Bone Burnett.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles Durning, John Goodman, Michael Badalucco, Holly Hunter, Stephen Root, Chris Thomas King, Wayne Duvall, Daniel Von Bargen.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and language.
|System Details Note:||
DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual layer, widescreen presentation (2.35:1); DTS 5.1 digital surround sound, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
English dialogue; optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Golden Globe, 2001, Best performance by an actor in a motion picture, Comedy/Musical (George Clooney)
Sierra Award, 2000, Best Cinematography (Roger Deakins)
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