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The Films of Joel and Ethan Coen Carolyn R. Russell

The Films of Joel and Ethan Coen

Carolyn R. Russell

Published May 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780786409730
Paperback
191 pages
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 About the Book 

Filmmaker brothers Joel and Ethan Coen got their start in the independent film business in 1984 with their debut feature Blood Simple. Since their early success, the Coen Brothers have built a name for themselves and gone on to create other big-nameMoreFilmmaker brothers Joel and Ethan Coen got their start in the independent film business in 1984 with their debut feature Blood Simple. Since their early success, the Coen Brothers have built a name for themselves and gone on to create other big-name movies such as Raising Arizona, Fargo, and The Big Lebowski. This book is a comprehensive account of these four films and Millers Crossing, Barton Fink and The Hudsucker Proxy. Production information and in-depth analysis and critique are provided, as well as discussions on how each movie functions in the broader context of the Coens work, and the themes, strategies, and motifs often utilized by the Coens.