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The Man Who Wasn't There


Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco, James Gandolfini View All


Joel Coen (Screenplay), Joel Coen (Director), Ethan Coen (Screenplay) View All

Release: Oct. 26th, 2001
Runtime: 1 hour, 56 minutes
A tale of murder, crime and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity and a mysterious opportunity presents him with a chance to change it.
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The film has the atmosphere of a film noir and everyone talks like they're in a film noir, but in essence this really is a deliciously cynical dark comedy (in the most subtle sense of the word).
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Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco, Scarlett Johansson Genre: Neo Noi.