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O brother, where art thou? Cover Image DVD DVD

O brother, where art thou? [videorecording] / 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.

Coen, Joel. (Added Author). Coen, Ethan. (Added Author). Clooney, George. (Added Author). Turturro, John, 1957- (Added Author). Nelson, Tim Blake. (Added Author). Durning, Charles, 1923- (Added Author). Goodman, John, 1952- (Added Author). Badalucco, Michael, 1954- (Added Author). Hunter, Holly, 1958- (Added Author). Root, Stephen. (Added Author). King, Chris Thomas. (Added Author). Deakins, Roger A., 1949- (Added Author). Jaynes, Roderick. (Added Author). Cooke, Tricia, 1965- (Added Author). Burnett, T-Bone. (Added Author). Homer. Odyssey. (Added Author). Touchstone Pictures. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Studio Canal+. (Added Author). Working Title Films. (Added Author). Touchstone Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles Durning, John Goodman, Michael Badalucco, Holly Hunter, Stephen Root, Chris Thomas King. (Cast).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0788826883
  • ISBN: 9780788826887
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Video : [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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; animated menus; theatrical trailer.
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen presentation (2.35:1), 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned.
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)
Subject: Escapes > Drama.
Depressions > 1929 > United States > Drama.
Homer > Film adaptations.
Evasiones > Teatro.
Escapes > Drama.
Great Depression,1929-1939 > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Action and adventure films.

Available copies

  • 39 of 41 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Oxford Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 41 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Oxford Public Library DVD OBR (Text) 33530149266477 DVD Available -

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